The Medenblik Stick

by Paul DeWeerd, 3rd year M.Div. “Hello out there. We’re on the air. It’s hockey night tonight.” Hockey is back! The National Hockey League (NHL) took their sweet time to start up the 2012-13 season. While hockey fans around the globe bit their finger nails in nervous anticipation of the … ∞

Taking the “Ug” out of Ugaritic

by John Medendorp, co-editor-in-chief While many of us here at seminary complain about how much work we have to do, many of our professors impressively balance rigorous teaching loads while also performing incredible feats of research and publishing. Michael Williams is a prime example of this incredible ability to do … ∞

Pancake Breakfast

by John Medendorp, co-editor-in-chief   Nothing inspires the mind to enjoy a sunny fall Saturday afternoon quite like a hearty serving of pancakes.  Laura Guichelaar and Ashley Stam, well aware of this timeless factoid, used a fellowship grant from Student Senate to host a pancake breakfast on the morning of … ∞

Student Senate Book Sale

by John Medendorp, co-editor-in-chief   This past Wednesday, October 24, you may have noticed the piles and piles of books on sale for very (very) reasonable prices in the Student Senate room in the Student Center.  The Student Senate Book Sale is a yearly fundraiser in which Student Senate sells … ∞

Bavinck Conference, “Doctrine for Proclamation and Mission”

by John Bolt, Professor of Systematic Theology   The first Bavinck Conference,  “A Pearl and a Leaven: Herman Bavinck for the 21st Century,” held at the Prince Center in September 2008, celebrated the centenary of Bavinck’s Stone Lectures on the Philosophy of Revelation and the completed English translation of his … ∞

All Seminary Picnic

by Matthew Koh, editor-in-chief Every weather forecast predicted rain on the evening of Wednesday, the 5th of September. That whole day, eyes were cast to the sky, every grey cloud hanging ominously in the minds of the Seminary community. But come 5:30, the heavens were still zippered shut, an answer … ∞

Gateway Opens With a Bang

by John Medendorp, editor-in-chief Most of us at CTS don’t get the opportunity to experience Orientation and Gateway more than once. But this year, I had the privilege of being involved in the first day of Gateway, during the Student Fair and the ice-cream social. Before the Student Fair, incoming … ∞