Dr. Kistemaker is an ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church. He taught at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa for 8 years and has served Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson MS and Orlando FL for 39 years. He has written a number of books among them are the commentaries he contributed to the New Testament Commentary series started by Dr. William Hendriksen. They are: Acts, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Hebrews and James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2 and 3 John, Jude, and Revelation. Kistemaker also served as secretary-treasurer of the Evangelical Theological Society for 18 years.