How to Read the Bible Event

M Williams Interview

Please join us for a Free Event… “How to Read the Bible through the Jesus Lens: A Guide to Christ-Focused Reading of Scripture” Discover how individuals and churches can learn to read every book of the Bible as pointing to Christ. Written by Michael Williams, Professor of Old Testament at Calvin Seminary A Free Event sponsored by CTS March 6, 8:00PM EST Two … [Read more...]

CTS Featured at Instructure

Canvas Cloud

Here's one indication that Calvin Seminary is making good progress toward launching our distance M.Div. program: Instructure, the company behind Canvas – our Learning Management System (LMS) – is featuring our demo course as its first example on its showcase of course designs. To see more, please visit the "Canvas Designer Guide" page. (The Canvas Designer guide is meant … [Read more...]

$14 for Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day has come and gone again. There are lots of stories that surround that day, but this past year was particularly eventful for our family. On February 14, a young man came to our home with a stuffed animal and chocolates and asked our young daughter to be his “girlfriend.” (She said – “Yes” and she would want me to note that she is nearly seventeen years … [Read more...]

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January Term in Turkey & Greece


When I first got the e-mail, I dismissed the idea altogether.  There was no way I could leave my wife and three children for two weeks for a biblical study tour.  Besides, it was too expensive.  Then a classmate convinced me to at least attend the informational meeting with him.  The two-week, all-inclusive trip to Turkey and Greece was explained in great detail – trips to … [Read more...]

Reading for the Huh!

Speaker: President Julius Medenblik Chapel · February 15, 2012 … [Read more...]

Embracing our Global Identity in Christ

Speaker: Shannon Jammal-Hollemans, student Chapel · February 10, 2012 … [Read more...]

Pastoral Leadership Seminar in Minneapolis

Continuing education

This seminar in "The Theology and Practice of Pastoral Ministry" is supported by the Sustaining Pastoral Excellence (SPE) program of the CRCNA. One of the core values of SPE is that strong pastoral identity is the key to sustaining pastoral excellence and being effective leaders in the church. In this seminar, we will: Study the theology and practice of pastoral … [Read more...]

Creation Speaks

Speaker: Gerry VanKooten Chapel · February 8, 2012 … [Read more...]

A Super Bowl Lesson


I am writing this entry without knowing who will eventually be crowned as Champions at Super Bowl XLVI. As the New England Patriots and the New York Giants prepare for “conflict,” I do think about what I learned about leadership from New England Patriot head coach Bill Belichick. In Michael Holley’s recent book, War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of … [Read more...]