Covid-19 part 1 (Human beings as image bearers of God)

There has been greater national and international devastation but the COVID-19 pandemic has its own distinctive character: states of emergency, nation-wide lockdowns, travel bans, the closure of most public institutions, and dire economic repercussions due to this devastating virus. The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been transforming the lives … ∞

Opening Day

As we endeavor to begin another semester of deep, theological study, it is worth mentioning something that most people have a tendency to overlook. Perhaps that’s unfair of me to say as a generalization and I should just say that I myself have this struggle, but I’d wager that by the time you’ve read what I’m about to say you’ll agree with me. And if my wager is wrong, catch me on campus during intensives and I’ll buy you coffee. And if this isn’t another semester for you and it’s perhaps your first go ‘round, then heed this concept I’m about to place at your feet, or rather in front of your face, as a warning…

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 … ∞

The Renewal Lab

During this past reading break, from Wednesday to Saturday, representatives from several churches gathered at CTS to take part in the church Renewal Lab. The Renewal Lab was also available for seminary students to either take as a class or to audit. Churches involved in the lab sent representatives for … ∞

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: Cari Fydirchuk I’m pursuing my Master of Divinity at Calvin Theological Seminary (CTS) through the Distance Education Program.  My full-time “job” is being … ∞