Over 1,000 attend Gay Christian Network conference

United by a faith life on the margins, more than 1,400 people gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for the annual Gay Christian Network conference Jan. 5–8. A group of Grand Rapids community members, including a number of […]

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Giving reason for hope: Campus small-group study kicks off

On dreary afternoons around mid-February in Grand Rapids, remembering to remain hopeful can prove especially challenging...

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Q&A with N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright is a world-renowned New Testament scholar. Before his current job teaching at the University of St Andrews i...

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Worship Symposium celebrates diversity

The annual Worship Symposium united worshipers and worship leaders from across the globe for a time of seeking, fellowsh...

Sikhism in America

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Trump’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will be the highest-ranking woman of Sikh heritage in American government history, if confirmed. Sikhism was born in India in the […]

Christians being persecuted

Despite notable instances of religious intolerance, religious persecution rarely takes place in the United States. Because of this, it can be easy to forget that a significant number of the world’s population experiences religious persecution on […]

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Debating religion in public schools

Although officially associated with the Christian Reformed Church, Calvin College strives to develop awareness and under...

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Trump inauguration packed with religious leaders

Donald Trump has tapped six faith leaders to give readings or invocations at his inauguration on Jan. 20, a departure fr...

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Local churches: Madison Square

Madison Square Church is a vibrant, diverse body of believers that draws many Calvin students to its 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. ...

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Looking at local churches: Woodlawn CRC

If there were a competition for being the most accessible church for Calvin students, Woodlawn CRC would have a distinct...