Robert A. Nykamp was born in Hamilton,Michigan, in 1933. A.B. Hope College, 1955; B. D. Western Theological Seminary, 1958; licensed and ordained in the Reformed Church through the Classis of Holland in 1958; accepted a call at Ross Church in Gary, Indiana, 1958-1964. In 1964, he became pastor at Hope Church in Chicago, Illinois. In 1965, he accepted a professorship at Western Theological Seminary, staying until 1977. In 1977, Nykamp left WTS on a call to Bayshore Gardens Church in Bradenton, Florida. The collection consists mainly of papers from Nykamp’s work as a professor at WTS, where his obligations included a night ministry, professional development for pastors, and the important Field Education and Internship program, of which he was director.
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W96-1212. Nykamp, Robert A. (1933- ). Papers, 1961-1991. 1.00 linear ft." (2013). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 609.
June 18, 2013.