Religion

Ted Lewis, restorative trainer, speaks at Calvin. Photo by Luke Enders.
Ted Lewis teaches on constructive conversation

According to Ted Lewis, “If we understand God’s style of bridging into the realm of humanity as invitational, non-de...

Calvin community members gather to express solidarity. Photo by Kathryn Mae Post.
Interfaith letter-writing emphasizes community and acceptance

Students, faculty and staff members filled the Chapel Undercroft last Tuesday to write letters of solidarity in response...

The congregation sang contemporary worship songs Sunday. Photo by Megan Mann.
Looking at local churches: Blythefield Hills

Blythefield Hills Baptist Church is a flourishing Baptist community of believers in Rockford, about twenty-five minutes ...

Members of Campus Target build relationships with Chinese college students. Photo courtesy Mission Finder.
Campus Target brings students to Christ

According to Campus Target representative Alex Seidler, God can use just one person — any one person — to demonstrat...

Pastor Reggie Smith begins his new position later this month. Photo courtesy Christian Reformed Church.
Rev. Smith appointed to new CRC position

Reverend Reginald “Reggie” Smith is no stranger to Calvin’s campus; just this month, he spoke on Christ’s concep...

The Remnant Bible study gathers in CFAC 263 each Friday. Photo by Megan Mann.
Reformed Bible study sticks to Scripture

At 4:00 p.m. on Friday afternoons, most Calvin students are ready to dive head-first into the weekend. While students po...

Covenant CRC gathers outdoors to pray. Photo courtesy Covenant CRC.
Local churches: Covenant CRC

“Blended worship” is a term used by many churches to describe their worship style. Although incorporating a balanced...

Students discuss the kingdom of God

Here at Calvin, there are many conversations about what it means to be agents of renewal for the kingdom of God. Yet the kingdom of God is a complex and often elusive subject; what does it […]

Refugee families are threatened by recent executive orders. Photo courtesy World Relief.
Executive director of CRC signs letter supporting refugees

Steven Timmermans, executive director of the Christian Reformed Church and Calvin College alumnus, recently signed a let...

Former refugee Dhan Kahtiwoda shares his story. Photo by Mimi Mutesa.
Refugees share stories at Noontime Series

An estimated 21.3 million refugees were recorded worldwide in 2016. Who are these millions of refugees in our midst? At ...