Duane Kelderman

Rev. Duane Kelderman is the Vice President for Administration and an Associate Professor of Preaching at Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids. Before his current position he served as pastor in Christian Reformed congregations in Toledo, Ohio; Denver, Colorado; and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Rev. Kelderman is married to Jeannette and has three children and two grandchildren. He was born and raised in Oskaloosa, Iowa and attended Calvin College and Calvin Seminary. He enjoys reading and carpentry.

  • THE AGONY, THEN THE ECSTASY

    April 4, 2010

    In his book, Where is God When It Hurt?, Philip Yancy tells the story of a conversation he had one time with Robin Graham. Graham is the youngest ...

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  • How Strong Is God?

    March 14, 2010

    Why do bad things happen in a world ruled by a good God? We’ve already considered that question in this series of sermons and concluded, on the basis ...

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  • How Will You Respond?

    September 27, 2009

    Over the past few weeks we have been considering the age old question of the sufferer: Why? Why do we suffer? We concluded that we’ll never fully ...

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  • Pain - God's Megaphone

    September 27, 2009

    Years ago a parishioner in a church I was serving then was suffering severe pain because of kidney stones. The doctors monitored her situation for a ...

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  • Is Pain A Punishment?

    September 27, 2009

    Last time we considered the age—old question of the sufferer: WHY? Why do people suffer? If God is good and all—powerful, then why do bad things ...

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  • Why?

    September 20, 2009

    The hour is late. Visiting hours are over. The Intensive Care waiting room is quiet now. Only a few people remain—sleeping, keeping vigil, waiting ...

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  • The Brute Power Of Gentleness

    February 1, 2009

    How do you go about trying to persuade someone? How do you influence other people? How do you change someone’s behavior or attitudes or feelings? The ...

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  • Dealing With Criticism

    January 25, 2009

    It’s possible to have much knowledge but not be wise. Experts tell us that our knowledge base doubles every five years. High school graduates today ...

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  • Creatures Of Praise

    January 18, 2009

    The crucible for silver and the furnaces for gold,But man is tested by the praise he receives.Proverbs 27:21 It’s no secret that going through ...

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  • Marks Of A True Friend

    January 11, 2009

    I’d like to begin by asking you a personal question: Who is your closest friend? And a second question for those of you who identified someone: What ...

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