Leading When Times Get Tough

I am initially writing this article from Wittenberg, Germany, on a Reformation Tour with supporters of Calvin College and Seminary. I just walked (and almost tripped) over some of the same cobblestones where Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon walked. Would 1517 qualify as a difficult time for leading? I think … ∞

A Prayer for Fiji

When our flight landed back in the States, Breanna and I were bombarded with the reality that the world had not stopped turning while we were in Fiji. In just two weeks being back stateside, the divisive events in Charlottesville rocked the news, and hurricane Harvey and Irma landed and … ∞

Space to Wonder by Amanda Hays

I followed the others into the conference room with a tight knot in my stomach. This was the room at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services where the CPE students and supervisors would meet for twelve hours each week this summer. We would be learning by listening to lectures, sharing … ∞

Hannah’s Prayer for CTS

Dear Lord: I pray Lord that you would continue to bring to Calvin Seminary a diversity of students and perspectives so that we will fully represent the spectrum of your church. I pray Lord that all women who enter the doors would feel affirmation of who they are, as they … ∞