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Tyndale Theological Seminary
Peter Hays, PhD

Peter Hays, PhD


Dr. Hays integrates into his teaching of systematic theology over 35 years of ministry experience, including 30 years in church planting in The Netherlands and the U.S. Dr. Hays teaches based on the idea that true theology transforms lives into the image of Jesus Christ. He initiated and spearheaded, an evangelistic project to bring the gospel to the 250,000 secular people living in and around Alkmaar.

Dr. Hays is married to Margré, a Dutch national from the town of Andijk. Margré is a gifted minister and currently serves as the Zone Coordinator for Eastern Europe Bible Studies International ( The Hays have 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and have had 25 foster children.


  • B.S., Bible Philadelphia College of Bible
  • M.A., Church Education, Western Seminary, Portland
  • Th.M. Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D. Systematic Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary

Areas of Academic Interest

  • Bibliology; Christology; Eschatology; Practical Ministries: Church-Planting, Christian Education

Current Administrative Responsibilities

  • Chaplain

Professional and Ministry Experience

  • Jr. High pastor, Davisville Church, PA; Battle Ground Baptist Church, WA; Fellowship Bible Church North, TX
  • Counseling Intern, Center for Church Renewal
  • Missionary, Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Church Planter, Amarillo, Texas, Van Alstyne, Texas
  • Church-Planting Missionary, Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Associate Professor, Tyndale Theological Seminary
  • Facilitator, CBSI (Community Bible Studies International) Netherlands, Serbia, Scandinavia