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John David Huff, American church administrator. Certified church educator. Recipient DeVos award Reformed Bible College, 1977; Michigan State scholar, 1970.

Background

Huff, John David was born on November 20, 1952 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Son of Lucius Barthol and Marian (Brainard) Huff.

Education

Bachelor in Religious Education, Reformed Bible College, 1977. Master of Arts in School Administration, Calvin College, 1983. Postgraduate, Western Michigan University, 1993.

Career

Director education 1st Christian Reformed Church, Visalia, California, 1977—1979, Bethany Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1979—1983, Haven Reformed Church, Kalamazoo, 1983—1990, executive director operations, 1990—1993. Executive director Manitoqua Ministries, Frankfort, Illinois, since 1993. Pastor preaching and administration First Reformed Church, DeMotte, Indiana, since 2002.

Consultant David C. Cook Publications, 1988-1990, Office Evangelism Reformed Church in American, 1987-1991. Teacher trainer, member renewal forum Synod of Michigan Reformed Church in American, 1987-1990. Regional evangelism trainer Synod of Mid-American, 1995-2002.

Board directors Chicago Christian Counseling Center, 1995-2000, board officer, 1996-2000. Vice president Illiana Classis Reformed Church in American, 1999, president, 2000. Denominational "Refocus Leaders" facilitator Classis Illiana, 1998-2000, Classis Chicago, 1999-2001.

Member adjunct faculty Trinity Christian College, 1996. Adjunct professor Reformed Bible College, 2000.

Achievements

  • Certified church educator.

Membership

Vice chairman Youth Committee Bill Glass Crusade, Visalia, 1978, chairman Center Valley Church Workers Conference, Visalia, 1978. Member Youth Committee City-Wide Easter Superior vena cava syndrome, Visalia, 1979. Trustee Reformed Bible College, Grand Rapids,1984-1991, member Executive Committee, 1985-1991, assistant secretary board directors, 1986-1987, secretary board directors, 1987-1990.

Chairman S.W. Michigan Christian Discipleship Committee, 1984-1985. Member Biblical Archeological Society, Christian Educators-Reformed church American, Institute.for American Church Growth (consultant 1986-1993), Christian Management Association Center Valley Youth Ministers (secretary 1978-1979), Alban Institute, American Camping Association (board of directors Illinois chapter 1995-1998), Christian Camping International, Delta Epsilon Chi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, racquetball, golf, civil war information.

Connections

Married Diane Lynn Church, May 17, 1975. Children: Joshua, Jason, Jessica.

father:
Lucius Barthol Huff

mother:
Marian (Brainard) Huff

spouse:
Diane Lynn Church

child:
Joshua Huff

child:
Jason Huff

child:
Jessica Huff