An Honourable Prayer

Today I want to talk about a guy named Jabez. I was first introduced to him years ago in Bruce Wilkinson’s book “The Prayer of Jabez.“ This man Jabez is found in the middle of a long list of genealogies that start in 1 Chronicles 1 and for the next … ∞

Seek First The Kingdom

Matthew 6:33: “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” I always read this text and get out of it with this understanding that; “If I should devote myself to kingdom business with effort to attend righteousness, I will … ∞

For Such A Time As This

—a bitter humor— A blessing run amok I did not ask for this: Beautiful and appalling. Volatile, voiceless Disturbing reality of a God gone silent for such a time as this. I did not ask for this: Abandoned, reaching, trembling. “Cursed be Haman!” “Blessed be Mordecai!” I’m drunk, it all … ∞

MIRROR YOURSELF IN THE WORD

But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord (2 Corinthians 3:18). The term “glass” in the scripture above is the Greek “katoptrizomai,” and it … ∞

In the Spotlight

In the Spotlight: If you see these people around, introduce yourself. If you already know them, tell them how lovely they looked in the Kerux!   Student Spotlight: Rhonda Workman The Kerux: Where are you from and what CTS degree program are you pursuing? Rhonda: I grew up in Grand … ∞

In the Spotlight

In the Spotlight: If you see these people around, introduce yourself. If you already know them, tell them how lovely they looked in the Kerux! Student Spotlight: Keisuke Yoshioka Kerux: Hello Keisuke; where are you from and how long have you been at Calvin Theological Seminary (CTS)? Keisuke: I came … ∞

Hispanic Ministry to the Community- Professor Mariano Avila

On Monday nights, from 7:45pm until 9:00pm, there is a Hispanic Ministry Course offered here at CTS.  The Kerux contacted Professor Mariano Avila, the course instructor, to hear more about this great class. So, Professor Avila, you are teaching a Monday night class, here at CTS, entitled Hispanic Ministry to the Community.  Would … ∞