We’ve Lost them. Calvin University Releases the Wokest Promo Ever: Reveals How Far the CRCNA has Gone

Calvin University, the Michigan-based University belonging and affiliated with the conservative CRCNA (Christian Reformed Church in North America) has been lost.

We knew there were deep and abiding problems with them ever since the teachers got mad in 2009 and overwhelmingly voted against a policy that would have prohibited them from supporting homosexuality and same-sex marriage- due to their desire for “academic freedom” and differing opinions from the faculty- but this 15-minute promo released by the University praising Black Lives Matter and regurgitating Critical Race Theory froth shows in a frightening way the depths of which they’ve descended.

The video features a host of students and professors after professor after professor proclaiming that “Black Lives Matter” and all the ways racism is as pervasive and commonplace as air in our society, and as a result must be repented of. Here are just a few snippets from perhaps 100 separate clips all collated together.

“We repent of our complicity and structural racism.”

“We repent of our silence in the face of injustice.”

“We repent that we prioritize our own comfort while our neighbors live in fear.”

“We repent of the racism that runs deep in our tradition and our churches, our communities, and here at Calvin University.”

“We know that we all have implicit biases that impact the way that we think and the way that we behave. Racism isn’t something that’s perpuated by a few bad people, it’s in all of us through our socialization. We’re committed to deconstructing these biases, reckoning with them and helping our students do the same. We study human flourishing and we can’t all thrive we can’t all flourish unless black lives matter.”

Educational systems for too long have perpetuated systemic racism. As teachers, we have a unique opportunity and responsibility to speak and act against racism and for justice. We commit to actively and continually dismantle racism and white supremacy in our classrooms, schools, and society.

“As geographers, geologist, and environmental scientists we recognize that oppression and inequality have been written into our maps. Into our cities. Into our infrastructures, and even into the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink. Therefore we commit as a Geo Department to building communities places and regions where all God’s children can enjoy peace and the goodness of God’s creation.”

As scientists, we acknowledge that we working in a field that has long excluded and marginalized our colleagues and students of color much to our own detriment. And as educators, we commit to choosing pedagogies and structures that will help to amplify those voices of chemists of color and to prepare pathways for underserved students to contribute, to be heard, and to see themselves within STEM.”

“As world language teachers, we bring learners into practices of humility and empathy. As we work to express ourselves in a language not our own, it forces us to recognize our linguistic privilege, to de-center ourselves, to learn to respect the perspectives of others and briefly to experience what it’s like to occupy a position of less privilege. So we commit to help develop a radical empathy; one that grows our will and our ability to stand alongside our black and brown brothers and sisters.”

“As engineers, we acknowledge that whenever the work or products of engineering shuts out or marginalizes groups of people, it perpetuates injustice rather than building Shalom. And frankly, it’s just bad engineering. It is diversity that leads to innovation and the development of enduring solutions to global problems.”

And on and on it goes, teacher after teacher, professor after professor, until all that’s left is the echoing refrain of ‘Black Lives Matter’ ringing in the eardrums and the distinct impression that things for them will only get worse from here.



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11 thoughts on “We’ve Lost them. Calvin University Releases the Wokest Promo Ever: Reveals How Far the CRCNA has Gone

  1. Proud graduate of Calvin University, class of 2010 ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ

    1. Pretty sure you were still playing Xbox and getting stoned in your mom’s basement in 2010, just like you are now. Nice try.
      #reportjohnnytothebureauofdumbassery
      (Insert tiny flags here denoting I am neither a sexual deviant nor mentally ill)

  2. Good luck with that. As long as the taxpayers aren’t funding this garbage. i want to see them stay afloat. I can’t imagine anyone with the means actually paying to go to this school. Clown school.

    1. I want them destroyed. Salt the earth. They are infecting the church with this poison. Why does tax dollars matter? They are stealing money from God to fund this subversion.

  3. Just more proof that the “education and academics” industry was long ago hijacked and now completely overtaken by the people who were spawned in the root of the 60’s culture. Took a while, but they ultimately won, because we let them. And America (and rational thought) lost.

  4. Lol guys with all do respect the CRCNA hasnโ€™t been a โ€œconservative denominationโ€ for some time now. Theres a reason the URCNA exists as it was a split within the CRCNA to leave the denomination and form their own due to the liberal drift. Iโ€™m not saying the CRCNA is The PCUSA but itโ€™s definitely not a conservative bulwark of orthodox theology like it was.

  5. Racism is wrong. Surely every Christian will agree to that. Our greatest responsibility in combating racism is racism in the church, if there is any. As Christians, shouldn’t we be far more concerned about godlessness? How about this reality – the US black population, while only constituting 13.4% of the total US population, account for 30% of the unwed parents parents in America. Only 7% of black parents are married. Are any of these Woke, “so-called” Christians concerned about the gross immorality driving these numbers? The economic prosperity and moral integrity of a culture, and a nation, is ruined by these numbers alone. If you want to effect the most life-altering economic change to the US black population possible – expose and stop the systemic immorality!!

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