|W. Robert Godfrey
||Professor, Seminary President, Minister
||An Unexpected Journey, God's Pattern for Creation, Pleasing God in Our Worship
|Tradition or movement
W. Robert Godfrey is a minister in the United Reformed Church and the third President of Westminster Seminary California, where he is also Professor of Church History. He has taught at Westminster Seminary California since 1981 and has previously taught at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, as well as Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Stanford University. Godfrey is a Council member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, an organization composed of pastors and theologians from the Baptist, Presbyterian, Reformed, Anglican, Congregational, and Lutheran church communities. He has been a speaker at many theological conferences including those sponsored by the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, Ligonier Ministries, and the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization.
Godfrey earned his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and an Master of Arts and PhD from Stanford University.
He currently lives in California with his wife Mary Ellen, with whom he has three grown children who also reside in California.
Godfrey is the author of the following books:
- An Unexpected Journey
- Reformation Sketches
- Pleasing God in Our Worship
- God’s Pattern for Creation
- John Calvin: Pilgrim and Pastor
He has written chapters or articles for the following books:
- John Calvin, His Influence in the Western World
- Through Christ’s Word
- Theonomy: A Reformed Critique
- The Agony of Deceit
- Roman Catholicism
- Sola Scriptura!
- The Practice of Confessional Subscription
- The Coming Evangelical Crisis
Godfrey has also written articles for journals such as the Westminster Theological Journal, Archive for Reformation History, and Sixteenth-Century Journal.