Calvin College Chimes

LOFT kicks off the year

Garrett Strpko

September 15, 2018

Filed under Religion, Showcase

Campus Ministries kicked off this fall’s LOFT ministry last Sunday with a focus on the opening passages of the Gospel of John. The service was held on September 9 and featured student-led worship as well as a sermon from Colleg...

CRC membership decline correlates with Calvin enrollment

Nathan Stripp, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Filed under Religion, Showcase

The Christian Reformed Church (CRC) is shrinking. Far from a new trend, the denomination has been steadily declining since its peak in 1992. Since claiming over 316,000 members in 1992, the CRC has lost members every year sin...

Talk encourages “being the guest” in Islamic contexts and beyond

Courtney Zonnefeld, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Filed under Religion

Rev. Justin Meyers of Oman’s Al-Amana Centre reflected on his experiences of Islamic hospitality on Monday evening, sharing stories and observations with about 35 attendees in the Commons Annex Lecture Hall. After a dinne...