(not in Praise! index), b 1934. Coming from a Dutch family background, he is a Reformed (Calvinist) author living in St Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada. Four of his Psalm versions and one hymn (Text and tune), all written in the 1980s, were published in the Psalter Hymnal of the Christian Reformed Church in N America (4th edn 1987). Editor of The Banner, a monthly magazine where he writes on denominational issues and Christian education, he has also edited The Courier, a weekly for the Canadian Reformed church, and the Christian Educators’ Journal. A self-confessed peppermint-chewer during sermons. No.140.