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Adriaan J. de Visser

Professor of Diaconiology since 2004. Co-ordinator of the Pastoral Training Program. Currently also serving as the Registrar and Corresponding Secretary of the Senate.

Th. Drs., Theological University of Kampen, 1987;
Th. D., Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa, 2001.

Professor de Visser has worked as a missionary in Soshanguve, close to Pretoria (South Africa) from 1989 to 2004. He also worked as a part-time lecturer at Mukhanyo Theological College in KwaNdebele, South Africa from 1997 to 2004. He retains his ministerial status with the Canadian Reformed Church at Ancaster, Ontario.

Contact:   email | ext. 22

Select bibliography

Author

  • Kyrios and Morena. The Lordship of Christ and African Township Christianity. Th.D. diss. Potchefstroom, 2001.


Contributor

  • "Foreign Mission by the Local Church." In Living Waters from Ancient Springs: Essays in Honour of Cornelis Van Dam, ed. J. Van Vliet. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2011.
  • "The Lordship of Christ in the Life of the Believer." In Proceedings of the ICRC 2005, 139-160. Neerlandia: Inheritance Publications, 2006.

Conference Papers

  • "Can Reformed Worship Survive?" CanRC & URC Ministers Conference, Sumas WA, Nov 2012.
  • Spiritual Warfare" CanRC & URC Ministers Conference, Sumas WA, Nov 2012.
  • "Guido de Brès - Letters from Prison" CanRC & URC Ministers Conference, Sumas WA, Nov 2012.
  • "Has Canadian Reformed Preaching Changed?" CRTS Preaching Seminar, Hamilton, January 2012.
  • "Honoured but Eclipsed: Beliefs about Christ in an African Church." Evangelical Theological Society, San Francisco, Nov 16, 2011.
  • "What is Good Preaching?" Office Bearers' Conference, Albany (Western Australia), July 30, 2011.
  •  "Our Evangelistic Calling and Approach." Speeches at Evangelism Convention, Southern River, Perth WA, July 2011.
  • "The Minister's Role in Evangelism." Conference of Ministers in the United Reformed Churches, Grand Rapids, MI, May 2011.
  • "Christian Schools and Mission Work: A Powerful Combination." Sixth International Mission Aid Conference, Fraser Valley, B.C., August 2010.
  • "That the Congregation may be Edified: The Characteristics of Good Preaching." Office Bearers' Conference, Langley, B.C., March 2010.
  • "Revising the Book of Praise: Where are we heading?" Office Bearers' Conference, Ancaster, ON, November 2009.

Articles

  • "The Genevan Psalter: 450 Years" Clarion 61, no. 13 (2012): 332-334.
  • "Tracing Guido de Bres in Doornik." Clarion 60, no. 22 (2011): 523-525.
  • "Schilder's Views regarding  the Reformed Psalter and Hymnary." Clarion 59, no. 9 (2010): 229-230, Clarion 59, no. 10 (2010): 254-255.
  • "Church Music in Calvin's Tradition." Clarion 58, no. 23 (2009): 568-570; Clarion 58, no. 24 (2009): 589-591; Clarion 58, YrEnd (2009): 621-623.
  • "Evangelism according to the Scriptures." Clarion 58, no. 1 (2009): 8-10; Clarion 58, no. 2 (2009): 34-36; Clarion 58, no. 3 (2009): 58-60.
  • "The Character of the Afternoon Service," Clarion 56, no. 13 (2007): 310-312.
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