Dr. Adi Schlebusch: Director and Senior Researcher

Born and raised in South Africa, dr. Schlebusch completed two bachelor's degrees (Theology and Latin), graduating both cum laude from the University of the Free State. He completed his Masters degree (Philosophy) from the same institution and thereafter his PhD (Theology) from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands - one of the world's top 100 universities. He is the author of several peer-reviewed papers, publishing regularly in leading journals since graduating with his PhD in 2018.

He is a member of the board of directors of both the Movement for Christian Nationalist Education as well as the Afrikaans Protestant Academy.

Rev. Bret L. McAtee: Research Fellow

Rev. McAtee is the pastor of an independent Reformed Church in Michigan. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree focused on Political Science, History and Religion from Indiana Wesleyan University as well as a Master of Divinity from Columbia Biblical Seminary at Columbia International University. He regularly uploads quality theological and philosophical reflections on his personal blog known as Iron Ink.

Professor Mark R. Kreitzer: Research Fellow

Professor Kreitzer grew up in California, and holds a BA, MDiv, and Doctor of Missiology and a PhD in Theology of Mission/Intercultural Studies. The focus of his doctoral dissertations were: 1) The shift from apartheid social theology to World Council of Churches social theology in the South African Dutch Reformed Church (NGK) and its impact on missions and culture transformation in the Southern African context, and 2) Developing a biblical and covenantal theology of ethnicity and missions in light of all of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation. He has also published several scholarly papers.

Between 1989 and 1992 he worked as director of communications for the Centre for Reformed and Contemporary Studies (CERCOS) in Pretoria, South Africa under the late Dr. Christiaan L. Jordaan. The Centre's aims at the time were very similar to Pactum's. From 2009 to 2015 he worked as director of the English-language Masters of Divinity program (English Track) at Kosin University in Busan, South Korea. Between 2015 and 2022 he was an Associate Professor at Grand Canyon University's School of Theology in Arizona. He has also taught theological courses at various other colleges and seminaries, including Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi, Montreat College in North Carolina, as well as at Grace Theological College in Auckland, New Zealand, the Evangelical Reformed Seminary of Ukraine (ERSU), and Dumisani Theological College in King Williams Town. His fields of expertise are Missiology and Systematic Theology, the field in which he is seeking to do his third doctorate.

Francois van Deventer: Research Associate

Francois Van Deventer is a Computer Scientist and Business Ethicist from South Africa. He has organized and hosted a number of Biblical Worldview seminars since the 1990s. He holds a Masters' degree in Business Ethics from the University of Stellenbosch (cum laude) and a Advanced Diploma in Project Management from Akademia. He has been instrumental in scanning and transcribing a number of dr. Francis Nigel Lee's works, including Communist Escatology, From Adam to the Afrikaner, his Commentary on Revelation and Christocracy. He has also published (in co-operation with the VCHO) a DVD of professor H.G. Stoker's Collected Works.

Pieter van Deventer: Research Associate

Pieter van Deventer (B.Div) is a theological student at the Afrikaans Protestant Academy. As a young man he initially started writing contributions on the Christian life and Christian ethics for therebelution.com. Today, he is mainly preoccupied with writing for his professors at the APA, but also regularly contributes articles to the Afrikaans-language theological publication Die Boodskapper ("The Messenger"), as well as the website apologeticscentral.co.za. He is a regular contributor to the Afrikaans-language website wereldbeeld.org, which is run by the Pactum Institute in association with one of our partners, the Union for Christian Higher Education. He regularly preaches in Reformed churches and produces video content for his Youtube channel dedicated to apologetics. He loves classical Reformed theology and engaging in lenghty theological discussions. On the odd day off, he does also enjoy reading fiction, however.

In all things he desires, like Kuyper, to live under a banner which reads Pro Rege: For the King.

Jacob Tyler: Technical Advisor/Marketing Consultant

Jacob is the son of Rick Tyler, a pastor and political dissident of over 30 years— and is the 3rd oldest of 20 siblings. He is a freelance graphic designer and marketing consultant by trade, who has also dabbled in journalistic work. He has written for the Maryland based Populist newspaper, American Free Press, (most notably doing man-on-the-ground reporting of "The Battle" of Charlottesville) been a co-host on the live AM radio show, Blood River Radio, and is also the head of U.S. Sales for Arktos. While in possession of many Reformed Christian affinities, he identifies most readily as a pre-denominational Bible-believing Christian. Jacob currently resides in Brazil with his beloved wife and 5 year old son.

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