Education: Trinity Christian College (B.A.), Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia (M.A.R.; M.Div.), Calvin Theological Seminary (Th.M.) and the Theologische Universiteit te Kampen, The Netherlands (Ph.D.).
Biography: Dr. H. David Schuringa is an ordained minister with wide-ranging experience as a pastor, professor and theologian. Dr. Schuringa served as senior pastor of two established churches in West Michigan and planted a church in Southern California. He taught for nine years at Westminster Seminary California and served as an adjunct professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and Kuyper College in Grand Rapids.
He has guest lectured in various seminaries and has served on a variety of boards and committees.
In 1999 Dr. Schuringa accepted the appointment to head the rapidly growing ministry of CBI, today a world-wide discipleship ministry for 40,000 inmates and their children. In 2005 he founded The Center for Advanced Studies at Crossroad Bible Institute which offers college level courses. David is well known as a Biblical preacher, teacher and author. He travels extensively to preach and teach in churches, schools, prisons as well as at seminars and conferences. He is also the host of the popular weekly radio program, Crossroad Connection, a voice for restorative justice (www.cbi.fm).
Joined by thousands of volunteers, a professional staff and an accomplished Board of Directors, Dr. Schuringa leads the largest personalized follow-up and discipleship ministry of its kind for people in prison and their children.
Speaker Fee/Range: $250-$2500 (Hotel and mileage/fight not included in fee. Willing to to work with organization with a limited budget on ways to save on travel expenses)
Select Speech Titles: 1. How I Know My Redeemer Lives! 2. Where Have All the Fathers Gone? 3. Remember Those in Prison 4. The Thief on the Cross 5. The Sheep and the Goats 6. The Anatomy of True Conversion 7. Become Part of the Miracle! 8. Knowing God 9. Can Atheism Create a Virtuous Society?