Paul Jan Visser (born 1959) served the Reformed Congregation (Nederlands Hervormde kerk) of Amsterdam as intern from 1981-1984. In 1984 he was ordained to the gospel ministry in Aalburg, the congregation he served until 1989. This was followed by pastorates in Harderwijk (1989-1994) and Bergambacht (1994-1998). Since 1998 he is minister of a congregation in The Hague. He received his Ph. D. in 1997 from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.