Dr. Joel R. Beeke is President and professor of systematic theology and homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Editor of Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, Editorial Director of Reformation Heritage Books, President of Inheritance Publishers, and Vice-President of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society.
He has written, co-authored, or edited seventy books including A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life, Living Zealously, Friends and Lovers: Cultivating Companionship and Intimacy in Marriage,Parenting by God's Promises: How to Raise Children in the Covenant of Grace, Meet the Puritans, Contagious Christian Living, Developing a Healthy Prayer Life, and Taking Hold of God, plus contributed thousands of articles to Reformed books, journals, periodicals, and encyclopedias. His Ph.D. is in Reformation and Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary. He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. Joel and his wife, Mary, have three children.