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Despite Heavy Smoke, Pastors Stay in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, CA (December 13, 2017) – Although the Thomas Fire, which has darkened the sky with smoke and dropped inches of ash, has caused much of the city to evacuate, two Covenant pastors in Santa Barbara have remained, saying […]

Chester’s ‘Reading Paul’ Named Biblical Studies Book of the Year

Christianity Today has named Reading Paul with the Reformers: Reconciling Old and New Perspectives, by North Park Theological Seminary professor of New Testament Stephen Chester as its Biblical Studies Book of the Year. “This is a much-needed and well-executed book,” wrote […]

Applications Open for Children’s Ministry Grants

PRINCETON, IL (December 13, 2017) — Covenant Children’s Ministries (CCM) is accepting applications for their Mission and Ministry Grant Program, which provides financial resources to Covenant churches with programs that work with young people who are at risk economically, educationally […]

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Big Q: When did you first feel at home in the church?

I was four years old and went to the evening service (remember those?) with my mom and dad. In those days they had time for testimonies during the service, and as testimony time came to a close, the pastor asked if anyone else would like to share. […]

Five Minutes with Abby Conger (Open Door Immigration Services)

Open Door Immigration Services is a new nonprofit ministry of Highrock Northshore, a Covenant congregation in Salem, Massachusetts. With a grant from Love Mercy Do Justice, the 501(c)3 held its grand opening in September. We asked executive director Abby Conger about their work. […]

Fleeing to Bethlehem

For many, the season of Advent represents a journey that culminates in the joyful celebration of Jesus’s birth, full of spiritual meaning and significance but also bolstered by the excitement of impending family gatherings, the promise of gifts given and received, and the idealistic hope of peace on earth for at least one day of the year. […]

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When Two Sides Are One Too Many

In progressive Portland, the idea that anyone could be so enamored by the cultural traditions of the Old South that they could overlook the horrors of American slavery is, well, laughable. It’s funny because it’s ridiculous—and also because it’s true. […]

Exactly. Especially. Now.

It’s late fall over here on the West Coast. The angle of the light is changing, days are shorter, breezes are brisker. Soon we will begin making plans for Thanksgiving, hoping against hope that there will be more to be thankful for at that end of the month than there is right now. […]

Not Every Battle

The Reformation began 500 years ago this October when Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk […]