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John Oliver tackles the prosperity gospel

Eckhart Chan

September 11, 2015

On a recent segment that aired on the HBO show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, an investigative report examined televangelists that have been abusing tax exemptions intended for churches. The focus of the piece was not on c...

Church in Nepal is growing rapidly

Joe Mohan

March 12, 2014

Reverend Manoj Shrestha, currently a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton Theological Seminary, was invited by the Nagel Institute to speak at Calvin last Thursday about the spreading gospel in Nepal. Shrestha, former principal of the Nepal...

Shane Claiborne supports “Mark Driscoll Foundation Fund for Women in Ministry”

Erin Smith

November 22, 2013

On Nov. 5, Shane Claiborne, an activist and author, posted a picture to his Facebook page which described his friends’ intentions to form the “Mark Driscoll Foundation Fund for Women in Ministry.” The fund was proposed as a reacti...