About Adam


Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI

Doctor of Ministry, 2016

Master of Divinity, 2006

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

B.A. in Philosophy, 2001



Words of Hope, Grand Rapids, MI

Director of Operations (2012-present)

Communications Manager (2010-2012)

Writer/Associate Editor (2008-2010)

Zondervan Publishing Company (ZonderKidz), Grand Rapids, MI

Freelance Theological Editor (2006-2014)

First Christian Reformed Church, Grand Haven, MI

Associate Pastor (2004-2006)

Central Park Reformed Church, Holland, MI

Director of Youth Ministries (2001-2004)



Reading, writing, running, cross-training, minimalism, simplicity, storytelling, Project Runway, bread-making, bell hooks, Oberon, Chiam Potok, theology, being a good parent, podcasts, political theater, Dr. Who, Michael Chabon, writing pedagogy, chocolate chip cookies, Madeline L’Engle, Good Will Hunting, cinnamon rolls, hammocks, and having coffee with friends.


The best way to reach me is via email. I am usually able to respond quickly.