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Articles by Bekah Coggin

Bekah Coggin

Bekah Coggin is the Chimes religion co-editor for the 2013-14 school year.

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Opinion: World Vision policy change contradictory to biblical teachings

Last week, World Vision made a policy change which allowed the organization to hire employees who are in a legal homosex...

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North Korea orders deaths of 33 for contact with missionary

Thirty-three North Koreans have been sentenced to death for their alleged connection with a South Korean missionary, acc...

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Opinion: Evolution needs more evidence

Many Christians believe that a plain reading of Genesis is insufficient. Instead we take a non-historical reading and ac...

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Depression and anxiety awareness

What is depression and anxiety? Have you ever received bad news that makes you physically tired? Depression is something...

CRC increases denominational grant for Calvin students

Beginning in the fall of 2014, all first year students at Calvin who are members of a Christian Reformed Church (CRC) wi...

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Calvin students respond to creation-evolution debate

Not only did last week’s debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye attract over three million viewers, but it also jumped to...

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Symposium teaches intercessory prayer for the worldwide church

If a stranger walked into your church today, how would he fill in the blank: this house is called a house of ______? Jes...

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Catholics at Calvin have not noticed growth in numbers

Calvin’s percentage of Catholics is growing, with over 130 Catholic students on campus, but many Catholic students fee...

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Ghana semester abroad students witness a vibrant faith

Grand Rapids may be overflowing with churches, but have you ever seen a local congregation break into a sweat from danci...

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Campus-wide Exodus study to complete first four-year rotation through Biblical genres

With this fall’s campus-wide Exodus Bible study, Calvin College will complete its first full rotation through four Bib...