Bachelor of Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1970. Bachelor's Degree, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1973. Master of Theology, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1977.
Doctor of Philosophy, University St. Michael's College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1982.
Clergyman Christian Reformed Church, Kelowna, Penticton, British Columbia, 1973-1976. Instructor theology and religion Calvin College, 1980-1982. Professor religion and theology Redemer College, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, 1982-1989.
Professor theology Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, since 1989. Associate minister Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Hamilton, Ontario, 1982-1989, Plymouth Heights Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, since 1989.
Member Calvin Studies Society.
Married Ruth Ann Bolt, September 16, 1971. Children: Michelle Joy, David Michael, Justin Matthew.