Robert Heerspink

Rev. Robert Heerspink is a native of west Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at Calvin College and holds the degrees of Master of Divinity and Master of Theology from Calvin Theological Seminary. He has also received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Bob was ordained a minister of the Word in the Christian Reformed Church of North America in 1979, and has 26 years of parish experience, having served four churches throughout west Michigan. He was appointed the Director of The Back to God Hour in 2006. Bob has written several resources related to congregational stewardship, including the book, Becoming a Firstfruits Congregation. He is a regular contributor to TODAY, the monthly devotional of The Back to God Hour. Bob is married to Edith (Miedema) and they have three children. His hobbies include reading fictional and historical works, watersports, and occassional golfing.

  • Get Your House In Order

    January 31, 2010

    PREPARED TO DIE?! The summer of 2009 was a hard one for a baby boomer like me when it comes to facing issues of mortality. Baby boomers lost two ...

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  • Guidelines For Givers

    January 24, 2010

    The Most Unsavory Part of Worship Maybe you don’t like to attend worship services much. And why? Well, because that collection plate floats by your ...

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  • Christ and Credit

    January 17, 2010

    THE NATIONAL DEBT AND THOMAS JEFFERSON Today, in the United States, we’ve been told that the recession is officially over. But for a lot of people it ...

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  • Seven Things I Want Kids To Know About Money

    January 10, 2010

    SWEEPING MONEY TALK UNDER THE RUG Some time ago, I heard the story of a very liberated couple. This couple had decided that they would raise their ...

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  • Speaking Of Money...

    January 3, 2010

    MONEY TALK Let’s talk about money. That perks up everyone’s ears. If there is one thing that gets people focused, it’s the mention of money. Page ...

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  • The Paradox Of Stewardship

    December 27, 2009

    WHO ARE WE? A few years ago, when the Berlin wall collapsed, East Berliners were finally allowed to enter West Berlin. Before he left, one East ...

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  • The Great Reversal

    April 12, 2009

    THAT TERRIBLE WORD Philip Yancey, writing in Christianity Today, tells of the time when as a child he learned one of the most horrible words in all ...

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  • Beyond Abandonment

    April 5, 2009

    TAKING LIFE SERIOUSLY Through the years, I have discovered that many of us have a rather mechanical view of life. That is, we believe that life is ...

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  • The Family Beneath The Cross

    March 29, 2009

    ALL THE LONELY PEOPLE Paul Tournier, a well—known Christian author, speaks in his book Escape from Loneliness of a young woman who moved to Geneva, ...

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  • The Path To Paradise

    March 22, 2009

    PARADISE POSTPONED Do you ever get sick of the world as it is? Fed up with the problems, the dishonesty of leaders, the greed, the corruption? A ...

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