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:

Joshua: God Keeps His Promises and Provides for His PeopleJanuary 27 , 2023

God is in Control

The stories in Joshua that retell the final victories in Israel’s conquest of the Promised Land remind us of God’s providence and care.

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Joshua: God Keeps His Promises and Provides for His PeopleJanuary 20 , 2023

God's Unconventional Ways

Obeying God is not always easy or even logical to us, but when we obey God, he provides for us better than we could ever provide for ourselves.

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Joshua: God Keeps His Promises and Provides for His PeopleJanuary 13 , 2023

Look at What God Has Done

​Change and transitions are unavoidable parts of life. They are often emotionally and spiritually challenging. Studying the transition of the Israelites from slaves to wanderers to soldiers in Joshua can help us find assurance of God’s presence with us in our times of change.

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Joshua: God Keeps His Promises and Provides for His PeopleJanuary 6 , 2023

God is Still Working

The story of Rahab and the Israelite spies reminds us that God is not limited by our past, by our current circumstances, or by our perspectives.

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Joshua: God Keeps His Promises and Provides for His PeopleDecember 30 , 2022

God Keeps His Promises and Offers Us Rest

​No matter how many times we make mistakes or fail, God stays true to his Word and keeps his promises.

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The Cast of ChristmasDecember 23 , 2022

Jesus, Shepherds, and Angels: A Savior is Born

Reflecting on the good news of Jesus Christ’s birth and the magnificent message the angels delivered to the shepherds brings comfort, renewed hope, and a greater understanding of how God works in our lives still today.

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The Cast of ChristmasDecember 16 , 2022

Joseph: The Virgin Birth and Prophecies Fulfilled

Studying Joseph’s experience reveals the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies, clarifies God's understanding of righteousness, and gives us the confidence to trust God’s continued presence and faithfulness in our lives.

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The Cast of ChristmasDecember 9 , 2022

Mary: The Angel Gabriel Foretells Jesus' Birth

Studying Mary’s role and response to Gabriel offers us valuable reminders for our faith and helps us better understand our place in God’s story.

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The Cast of ChristmasDecember 2 , 2022

Zechariah, Elizabeth, and John the Baptist: Preparing the Way for Jesus

Just like we set aside time to prepare for life’s events, God set aside time and sent people ahead to prepare the world for salvation.

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The Cast of ChristmasNovember 25 , 2022

The Magi: A Reminder that Jesus Came for All Nations

Contemplating what the presence of the Magi means and examining our hearts in the light of this truth is fitting for Advent and prepares our hearts well to once again celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeNovember 18 , 2022

Dry Bones and God's Promises of Restoration

Study the hope-filled imagery of Ezekiel's restorative visions to be assured that our condition is not hopeless and we can trust God's promise to restore us once again.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeNovember 11 , 2022

Understanding God's Judgment

By studying God's judgments on Israel in the book of Ezekiel, we can learn about the character of God and better understand where God’s judgment comes from, what it means, why it’s necessary, and why it’s also a source of grace.

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