Pastor Nick Batzig is an associate editor for Ligonier Ministries and is a pastor at Wayside PCA in Signal Mountain, TN. Nick served as the organizing pastor of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Richmond Hill, GA, from 2009–2018. Nick also served as the editor of Reformation21 and the Christward Collective — sites of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. Nick regularly writes for Tabletalk Magazine, He Reads Truth and Modern Reformation.
Wes Bredenhof serves the Free Reformed Church of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia; after serving as a missionary and pastor in Canada. He has an M.Div. from the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary and a Th.D. from Reformation International Theological Seminary. He’s the author of numerous articles and several books. He regularly blogs at www.bredenhof.ca.
Michael G. Brown is a URCNA missionary in Milan, Italy, where he pastors Chiesa Riformata Filadelfia. Previous to this call, he planted Christ United Reformed Church in Santee, California, which he subsequently served as pastor for 15 years. He is the author of numerous articles and several books, including Sacred Bond: Covenant Theology Explored, Christ and the Condition: The Covenant Theology of Samuel Petto, and a commentary on 2 Timothy in the Lectio Continua series. He earned an M.Div. and an M.A.H.T. from Westminster Seminary California, where he studied under scholars such as W. Robert Godfrey, Michael Horton, and Meredith Kline. He and his wife Janie have four children and love the language, history, and people of Italy.
R.Scott Clark was educated at the University of Nebraska (BA), Westminster Seminary California (MDiv), and St Anne’s College, Oxford University (DPhil). He was a minister in the Reformed Church in the United States (1988–1998) and has been a minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America since 1998. He has taught church history and historical theology since 1995 at Wheaton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Concordia University, Irvine, and Westminster Seminary California.
Rev. Christopher Gordon was ordained to the Ministry of the Word in October 2004. Rev. Gordon is a native of Central California, and prior to answering God’s call into the ministry, he was a high school Bible teacher in the central Californian valley. Rev. Gordon, having a love for Reformed theology, pursued further theological studies and received his Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Seminary in Escondido, CA. He pastored at the Lynden United Reformed Church from 2004 to July 2012, and is presently Preaching Pastor at the Escondido United Reformed Church.
Dr. Michael Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at the seminary, he is the founder and host of the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated, weekly radio talk-show exploring issues of Reformation theology in American Christianity. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Modern Reformation magazine. Before coming to WSC, Dr. Horton completed a research fellowship at Yale University Divinity School from 1996 to 1998. In 2016, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Grove City College. A member of various societies, including the American Academy of Religion and the Evangelical Theological Society, Dr. Horton is the author/editor of more than twenty-five books, including a series of studies in Reformed dogmatics published by Westminster John Knox. Dr. Horton is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Churches in North America and lives in Escondido with his wife, Lisa, and four children.
Steve Swets is the pastor of Rehoboth United Reformed Church in Ancaster, ON, since 2016. Prior to that charge, he was the pastor at the United Reformed Church in Abbotsford, B.C. Rev. Swets felt the desire to enter pastoral ministry in his last year of high school. He attended seminary at Mid America Reformed Seminary (M.Div.) and graduated in 2007. He is a native of the South Chicagoland region. Rev. Swets is married to Rachel and they have four children.