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Bob Keeley

Robert Keeley,
Professor of Education

rkeeley@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6816
313 Spoelhof Center

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Educational Background

  • M.A., Colorado, 1982
  • Ph.D., University of Denver, 1989

Research Interests

  • Spiritual development of children

Recent Publications, Presentations, and Professional Services

  • Keeley, R., (2010) Faith Development and Faith Formation: More than Ages and Stages, Lifelong Faith.
  • Helping Our Children Grow in Faith (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008) is listed as one of five essential books on children's ministry by the Christian Century (Oct. 18).
  • Keeley, R., ed. (2010) Shaped By God: Twelve Essentials for Nurturing Faith in Children, Youth and Adults. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources.
  • Keeley, R., (2010) Step by Step: Faith Development and Faith Formation in R. Keeley (ed) Shaped By God: Twelve Essentials for Nurturing Faith in Children, Youth and Adults. Grand Rapids, MI: Faith Alive Christian Resources.
  • Keeley, R. (2010) Tell the story, Trust the Spirit.  ParentLife, 17 (3).
  • Keeley, R. & Keeley, L. (2010) Child of God: a Christmas play for children. Faith Alive Christian Resources, Grand Rapids, MI. 
  • Keeley, R. (2009) Story Time.  Nurture, October 2009, 1.
  • Keeley, L. & Keeley, R. (2009) Celebrating the Milestones of Faith: A Guide for Churches, Faith Alive Christian Resources, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Keeley, R. & Keeley, L. (2009) What Did I Miss?, a Christmas play for children. Faith Alive Christian Resources, Grand Rapids, MI. 
  • Keeley, R. & Keeley, L. (2008). Reviving Reformation Day for Families, APCE Advocate 33 (4), 11.
  • Keeley, R. & Keeley, L. (2008) More Than A Story, a Christmas Play for Children. Faith Alive Christian Resources, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Keeley, L. & Keeley, R. J. (2008).  Praying for Illumination at Church and at Home, Reformed Worship 88, 36-37.
  • Keeley, R. (2008). An Irresistible Deal, Nurture, October 2008, 1.
  • Keeley, R. J. & Keeley, L. (2008).  Together We Worship, Grand Rapids, MI: Christian Schools International.
  • Keeley, L. & Keeley, R. J. (2008).  The Story Behind the Song: Sharing Our Faith Stories, Reformed Worship 87, 34-35.
  • Consulted with teachers at Denver Christian High School on seminar curriculum, June 2010