Prof. Russell Dykstra is the Professor of Church History and New Testament Studies at the Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary in Grandville, MI. He was appointed to the seminary in 1996. Prior to being appointed to the seminary he served as pastor in two Protestant Reformed churches from 1986-1995 (Doon and Hope). He is the editor of the Standard Bearer, North America’s oldest continuously published subscriber-based Reformed magazine, and has contributed over 140 articles. He has also written various pamphlets and articles in the Protestant Reformed Theological Journal. He currently serves on the Denomination’s Contact Committee and is actively preaching and teaching catechism in area churches.