Niek Tramper came to living faith in Christ during his college time, graduated as a biologist from Wageningen University and later as a theologian from Utrecht University.His interest has always been in questions about the relationship between science, culture and (Christian) faith. He served several years with IFES (International Fellowship of Evangelical Students). He worked around 13 years for missions and the missionary cooperation of churches in Europe and the Middle East. He is an ordained pastor of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands and he also works half time in Gouda (St John’s church). He has written several books on subjects such as Bible study principles, the Psalms and the book of Daniel. For his wife Jenny and him their five children and five grandchildren are a special joy.