Verbrugge, Verlyn D(avid) 1942-

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VERBRUGGE, Verlyn D(avid) 1942-


Surname is pronounced Ver-bruh-gee; born September 4, 1942, in Grand Haven, MI; son of John C. Verbrugge (a pastor); married; wife's name Rita M. (marriage ended, June, 1986); married Lori J. Crum, December, 1988; children: John, Dorothy, Theodore, Maria, Sarah. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Calvin College, A.B., 1964; Calvin Theological Seminary, B.D., 1968, Th.M., 1979; University of Notre Dame, M.A., 1987, Ph.D., 1988. Religion: Christian Reformed.


Home—5069 Montawk Dr. N.W., Comstock Park, MI 49321. Office—Zondervan Publishing House, 5300 Patterson S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49530.


Pastor of Christian Reformed churches in Leighton, IA, 1968-72, and Kalamazoo, MI, 1972-84; Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, MI, began as editor, became senior editor, 1986—.


Society of Biblical Literature, Catholic Biblical Association, Institute of Biblical Research.


(With Dirk R. Buursma) Daylight Devotional Bible: New International Version, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1988.

(Author of study aids) Dirk R. Buursma, editor, NIV Topical Study Bible: New International Version, Zondervan Bible Publishers (Grand Rapids, MI), 1989.

Paul's Style of Church Leadership Illustrated by His Instructions to the Corinthians on the Collection, Mellen Research University Press (San Francisco, CA), 1989.

(Editor) NRSV Harper Study Bible, expanded edition, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1991.

James: Living on the Edge, Volume 1: Leader's Guide, CRC Publications (Grand Rapids, MI), 1994.

Early Church History, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1995.

Time-Saving Ideas for Your Church Sign: 1,001 Attention-Getting Sayings, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1999.

(Editor) The NIV Theological Dictionary of New Testament Words: An Abridgement of New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 2002.