Calvin University Chimes

God of vengeance and mercy

Emily Frankie Franks, Guest Writer

March 19, 2020

In the Qur’an, Allah is commonly portrayed with the two conflicting characteristics of vengeance and mercy. This was the subject of the lecture held by the religion department on Monday, March 9. Dr. Gabriel Reynolds, profes...

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...