Dr Joel R. Beeke gained his Ph.D. in Post-Reformation theology from Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia). He is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, pastor of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, editor of The Banner of Sovereign Grace Truth, and the author of numerous books. He is frequently called upon to lecture at seminaries and to speak at Reformed conferences around the world. Works published by the Banner of Truth Trust include The Quest for Full Assurance and Holiness.
Joel Beeke and his wife Mary have been blessed with three children: Calvin, Esther, and Lydia.