Religion

Group members discuss ways to promote peace and healing. Photo courtesy World Renew.
CRC promotes peace in Nigeria

In Nigeria, religious faith is a strong legacy passed down from one generation to the next. Calvin senior Chinelo Ezenwe...

March 31st marks the final day of the "Here I Stand" exhibit in the Meeter Center. Photo by Mark Peless.
Meeter Center opens new window on the Reformation

The Meeter Center and Calvin Theological Seminary are marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with lectures by ...

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 […]