David Guretzki

Effective Jan. 31, 2023, Dr. David Guretzki became the EFC’s CEO and President.

He previously served the EFC as executive vice-president and resident theologian (2017-2023). Before that he served on the EFC Board for nine years. From 1993-2017 he worked at Briercrest Seminary, mainly as professor of theology and public life.

He has taught and researched on a broad number of topics, especially the theology of forgiveness and reconciliation, the doctrine of the Trinity, the doctrine of the church, the theology of marriage and illness, the theology of Karl Barth, human dignity, conscience, and the theology and ethics of medical assistance in dying (MAID). He has a PhD in Western Christian thought and has published three books and many other writings.

He has regularly preached and taught in various church contexts across Canada. David has been married to Maureen since 1989. They have three adult children, two of them married. When David manages to find a few spare moments, he is involved in astrophotography, amateur radio, reading novels and various fix-it projects.

You can download a hi-res image of David 2023, 2018, 2016.

See a lot more about David on his staff directory page.

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