Rev. Pol was born in New Westminster, B.C. in 1955. He studied theology at the Theological University in Kampen, NL before serving the Reformed Church (liberated) in The Hague South/Loosduinen,In 1987 he was set apart as missionary-teacher for the Reformed Theological School of the Reformed Churches in Indonesia. Later he served as minister in the Canadian Reformed Churches of Guelph (Emmanuel), ON (1994-2000) and Carman West, MB (2000-present). He received his Doctor of Ministry degree in 2009 from Providence Theological Seminary in Otterburne, MB..