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Den Dulk Lectures
Den Dulk Lectures
2022 Robert G. and Nellie B. den Dulk Lectures on Pastoral Ministry

*Watch the livestream here*

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 29-31, 2022
WSC Chapel, 10 – 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Rev. Ted Hamilton

Is the Local Church Too Small a Thing for You?  
The Impact and Challenges of Dedicated Service to One Congregation 

Summary: Cultural values and the pride of our hearts influence our attitudes toward ministry and our actions in ministry. God's Word provides the corrective paradigm that shapes how we should see ourselves and how we should pastor, lead and live with God's people. 

Lecture 1:  
Title: Pastoral Excellence and Humility 
Songs: 
Trinity Hymnal 559 – Father, I Know That All My Life 
Trinity Hymnal 644 – May the Mind of Christ My Savior 

Lecture 2:  
Title: Pastoral Leadership and Humility 
Songs: 
Trinity Hymnal 585 – Take My Life, and Let It Be 
Trinity Hymnal 252 – When I Survey the Wondrous Cross 

Lecture 3:  
Title: Congregational Life and Humility
Songs: 
Trinity Hymnal 355 – We Are God's People                       
Trinity Hymnal 92 – A Mighty Fortress Is Our God 


Speaker: Rev. Ted Hamilton 

Ted is a native Southern Californian. He did his undergraduate work at Stanford University. Upon graduation, Ted worked in defense procurement at Ford Aerospace for two years. Ted returned to Stanford and received his law degree at Stanford Law School, after which he joined O’Melveny & Myers and practiced corporate and tax law there for 14 years, the last five as a Partner. Ted resigned from O’Melveny in 1997 and enrolled at Westminster Seminary California in Escondido. He graduated in 2000 and served as the Pastor of Adult Ministries at Voyagers Bible Church in Irvine. After a year in that role, Ted received the call from New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Escondido to be its Senior Pastor in 2001, where he continues to serve. Ted is also an Adjunct Professor of Practical Theology and at-large board member of WSC. The love of Ted’s life is his wife, Linda. They together take great joy in their family – daughter, Sarah, and son, Jim – who with their spouses have added four beautiful grandchildren to the mix. Ted loves the outdoors and is passionate about fly fishing, backpacking and skiing.