When Advent Is Over

If you are unfamiliar with the term Advent, it comes from the Latin word meaning “coming.” For Christians, it is a season of preparation, marking the birth of Jesus Christ and our expectation of his second coming. There is so much that goes into these holiday celebrations, but in my … ∞

Christmas Reflections

I am sitting reflecting on the Christmas story today. The different people. The actors in the story of the birth of the Christ child. Their roles and reactions to what was happening in and around them that first Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, my musings leave me with more questions than answers, … ∞

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 … ∞

Editorial: Volume 47.6

As we come to the end of the semester, and everybody’s schedules get busy with papers and exams and sermons and projects, we as the Kerux editors just wanted to take a moment here to thank you all for your wonderful support and encouragement over this past semester. We had … ∞