Calvin University Chimes

Local United Methodist churches uncertain amidst possible schism

Joshua Polanski, Managing Editor

February 14, 2020

As the second largest Protestant denomination in the United States, the United Methodist Church, faces a potential schism, the future is uncertain for the 90 UMC churches in the Mid-West District of the denomination, which incl...

Calvin symposium diversifies worship

Abby Poirier, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (CICW) and the Center for Excellence in Preaching hosted the annual Symposium on Worship from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1. In recent years, the Symposium on Worship has had an increased focus on m...

MacArthur, Moore controversy leads to Calvin prof response

Harm Venhuizen, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

“Go home.” Those were the words evangelical pastor John MacArthur associated with evangelist and author Beth Moore at his “Truth Matters” conference in Sun Valley, California in late October. This statement came amidst deba...