Dr. Wes Bredenhof
Dr. Wes Bredenhof is currently the Pastor of the Free Reformed Church of Launceston, Tasmania (Australia). He had previously pastored two churches in his native Canada. He had been ordained in 2000 as a missionary in north-central British Columbia, Canada.
He graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. In 2000, he received the Master of Divinity degree from the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The following year, he was granted the Diploma of Missiology.
In 2000, he was ordained to the ministry as a missionary to the native people living in Fort Babine, British Columbia, Canada. In 2005, he accepted a call to serve as co-pastor of the Langley Canadian Reformed Church, in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. In September 2009, he became the pastor of the Providence Canadian Reformed Church in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada — a church he served until September 2015.
In April 2010 he was awarded a Doctor of Theology degree from Reformation International Theological Seminary in Fellsmere, Florida, USA. The title of his dissertation is: 'For the Cause of the Son of God: The Missiological Relevance of the Belgic Confession'.
He is a visiting professor at the John Calvin Institute in Recife, Brazil.
He is the author of several books, including For the Cause of the Son of God: The Missionary Significance of the Belgic Confession, I Will Be Your God: An Easy Introduction to the Covenant of Grace, and God Did Say!: Challenging the Wisdom of This Age. He has also written numerous articles and reviews which have been published in a variety of publications.
He and his wife have four children. His 'extra-curricular' interests include hunting, fishing, and aviation.