A Thought on the Qualification of Participation in the Lord’s Supper

by Reita Yazawa. Ph.D. Student  At one workshop I attended during Worship Symposium in January, one participant shared her question with us. Her church has started basic English worship for those who speak English as their second language. When the Lord’s Supper is celebrated in their worship, a pastor adds … ∞

With Truth and Grace: A Christmas Appreciation of Calvinism


by Dylan Pahman, ’12 M.T.S. Introduction: Joy to the (Calvinist) World  Outside of Reformed circles, Calvinism is often a dirty word. In popular theology it can connote a borderline fatalism and a privileged, exclusivist mentality. (Terms like “the frozen chosen” come to mind.) Furthermore, when one examines the history of … ∞

Light in the Night at Calvin College: A Christian Educator’s Perspective

by Ferry Yang, M.Div. On Saturday night, October 27th, 2012, an event called “Light in the Night” was presented at the Calvin College Knollcrest East Apartments.  It was the 18th annual celebration.  In the flyer there was a quote from Psalm 119:105 that says: “Thy word is a lamp unto … ∞

The Truth is One: A Reflection on the Importance of Interdisciplinary Studies

by Dylan Pahman, ‘012, M.T.S Abraham Kuyper famously said that “no single piece of our mental world is to be hermetically sealed off from the rest.” His conviction is grounded in what follows: “and there is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which … ∞