"Who were the Puritans?"
by Dr. Don Kistler
May 7 and 8, 2016
|Who were the Puritans?
|Why read the Puritans?
|The Puritans on Sin
|True & False Conversions
|Confronting Wounded Souls
|The Puritans on Grace
About Dr. Don Kistler
Dr. Don Kistler, was the founder of "Soli Deo Gloria Publications", and more recently "Northampton Press", publishing Puritan and early Church Writers. He
was born in Watsonville, CA in 1949, the second of five sons of Jack and Faye Kistler.
He grew up on a dairy farm in Central California and graduated from Azusa Pacific College
in Southern California in 1971 with a double major in public speaking and religion.
He coached college football for 15 years before entering pastoral ministry.
He is a graduate of Luther Rice Seminary International in Jacksonville, FL with a
Master of Divinity degree, specializing in historical theology. He received his
D. Min. in Puritan Studies from Whitefield Theological Seminary in Lakeland, Florida.
Dr. Kistler is an Ordained Minister in the Reformed
Presbyterian Church General Assembly (RPCGA) and pastored the Pioneer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Ligonier, PA for 4
years before accepting the call to Soli Deo Gloria Ministries on a full-time basis
in 1993. He has since founded, and is President of, The Northampton Press, which
specializes in the Works of the Puritans. He is the author of "Why Read the
Puritans Today?" and "A Spectacle Unto God: The Life and Death of Christopher Love".
Additionally, Dr. Kistler has edited over 100 Puritan titles, taking them from their
old English form, and making them readable for today.
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." - John 1:1