Rev. Bob Heerspink served along with David Bast as the original co-hosts of Groundwork. Bob was ordained a minister of the Word in the Christian Reformed Church of North America in 1979, and served four churches throughout west Michigan during 26 years in the parish. He was appointed the Director of The Back to God Hour (now ReFrame Ministries) in 2006. Bob authored several resources related to congregational stewardship, including the book, Becoming a Firstfruits Congregation. He was a regular contributor to TODAY, the monthly devotional of ReFrame Ministries.
God took Bob to his eternal home on Saturday, October 1, 2011, after a brief battle with cancer.
Recent Episodes featuring Bob Heerspink:
October 7 , 2011
Do you find yourself stewing over the seeming injustices of life, about why good things happen to bad people, or why some people seem to get all the blessings? What are we to think about such things? How are we to pray? The Psalmist helps us gain a biblical perspective on those questions.
September 23 , 2011
Times of great rejoicing frequently follow times of great hardship. In times like these, we can feel overwhelmed by feelings of appreciation and thanksgiving. The Psalms can help us pray in these times when life has gone our way.
June 10 , 2011
As Christians, we hear the commands "Love your neighbor as yourself" and "Love your enemies." So how far does that love stretch and what does it look like in practice? Do we include EVERYONE in our social circles? What if they can't be trusted?
May 27 , 2011
In a world with religious options, how do we know Christianity is true? Many of the moral teachings are the same, but are the religions the same? Study scripture with us to find assurance in these matters, and together we'll establish a solid foundation on which to cultivate our faith.