Scott Hoezee

Co-host
Groundwork

Scott Hoezee joined Groundwork as a co-host in 2012. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Excellence in Preaching at Calvin Theological Seminary. Prior to his work at Calvin Seminary, Scott served as pastor in two western Michigan congregations in the Christian Reformed Church of North America. A graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary, Scott has authored several books including Proclaim the Wonder: Preaching Science on Sunday (2003) and Remember Creation (1998). Scott and his wife, Rosemary, have two children. He enjoys bird watching, snorkeling, and exploring the beauties and wonders of God’s great creation.

Recent Episodes featuring Scott Hoezee:

The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 23 , 2022

Jesus Teaches about Entering God's Kingdom, False Prophets, and Strong Foundations

Join us in studying Jesus' warnings to enter through the narrow gate, to watch out for false prophets, and to be like a wise man who builds his house on a rock, and together we’ll come to better understand how to recognize the distractions and lies of our world and gain strength to weather the storms of life.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 16 , 2022

Jesus Teaches about Money, Worry, and Judging People

Study Jesus’ caution and instruction so that we might keep ourselves ever aligned with God’s kingdom priorities lest money, worry, or our judgment of others lead us away from God.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 9 , 2022

The Lord's Prayer: Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray

Learn to pray like Jesus so that we can better nurture this spiritual habit and cultivate a healthy relationship and strong communication with our God.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 2 , 2022

“You Have Heard it Said”: Jesus Teaches Us How to Understand God's Law

Let’s study Jesus’ explanation of God’s law to gain a deeper understanding of both the letter and the heart of God’s law.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusAugust 26 , 2022

Salt and Light: A Kingdom Perspective on Jesus' Followers in the World

Using the images of salt and light, Jesus tells us our value and our potential as he sees it and who we are as God's people in the world.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusAugust 19 , 2022

The Beatitudes: A Kingdom Perspective on People who are Blessed

Jesus corrects our understanding of who is blessed and teaches us how we should be…or become…if we want to reflect the kingdom of God in our own lives.

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Questions & AnswersJuly 15 , 2022

Your Questions about Spiritual Life

We’re grateful when you write to tell us what questions are most pressing for your faith right now. Together, we’ll examine Scripture for answers and examples to help us consider how we cultivate our personal faith, how we live faithfully in a seemingly divided world, and how we can respond biblically when our faith is challenged.

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Sharing Your Faith: A Biblical Study of Why and How We Share Our FaithJune 10 , 2022

Biblical Steps for Sharing Your Faith

Let’s study how Jesus himself interacts with the people he encounters and what the apostles do as they begin their ministry so that together, we can glean simple, practical steps that each of us can follow to confidently share our faith.

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Sharing Your Faith: A Biblical Study of Why and How We Share Our FaithJune 3 , 2022

Sharing Your Faith Relies on the Holy Spirit

Discover what Pentecost teaches us about the power of the Holy Spirit and what this power means for us yet today.

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Sharing Your Faith: A Biblical Study of Why and How We Share Our FaithMay 27 , 2022

Sharing Your Faith Tells God's Story

As we seek the confidence to successfully and fruitfully share our faith, let’s study Scripture passages that teach us the what and how of witnessing and evangelism.

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Sharing Your Faith: A Biblical Study of Why and How We Share Our FaithMay 20 , 2022

Sharing Your Faith Makes Disciples

Studying the biblical accounts of Ascension Day shows us that Jesus promises the Holy Spirit, who will give us the power to share our faith and through our ordinary, daily testimony, he will multiply his disciples and increase his kingdom.

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Cultivating Faith: Post-Resurrection Appearances of ChristMay 13 , 2022

Follow: Jesus on the Shore

Jesus is in the ordinary and he’s willing to fellowship with us right where we’re at. We cultivate our faith when our focus stays on the resurrected Jesus and his simple command for us to follow him.

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