CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2015) – Covenant pastors in Chicago and Minneapolis are calling on the church to be instruments of peace in pursuing short and long-term solutions to racial issues between police and the African-American community.
CHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2015) — L. Grace Nelson, 90, widow of Covenant minister and professor F. Burton Nelson, died September 21.
CHICAGO (November 24, 2015) — In a special ceremony held Friday, North Park University announced it was naming its state-of-the-art nursing facilities the Kathy J. Holmgren Nursing Simulation Lab.
CHAMPAIGN, IL (November 22, 2015) — The newly published book The Swedish Pietists: A Reader gives modern Covenanters the opportunity to be inspired by the writings of two of the most influential leaders in the nineteenth century Scandinavian revival, during which the […]
Walter Brueggemann is one of those rare authors who transcends reductive labels (liberal/conservative, mainline/evangelical) by paying attention to the Bible’s irreducible word. Like the prophets he passionately interprets in his dozens of books and hundreds of articles, Brueggemann is on […]
As we approach the end of the year, churches and nonprofits are seeking annual donations, just as merchants and shopkeepers are hoping we’ll spend enough to keep them in the black for another year. In the church, we know our […]
CHICAGO, IL (October 29, 2015) — This year marks the 75th anniversary of perhaps the most recognized and influential painting of the 20th century, the “Head of Christ,” by Covenanter Warner Sallman.
By Chris Gehrz This post originally appeared on the blog Pietist Schoolman. Growing up, my favorite two pages in any book were Hymns 381-382 in The Covenant Hymnal (1973): “Day by Day and with Each Passing Moment” and “Children of […]
One of the clear purposes and outcomes of the Reformation was to free the Bible from the captivity of the church. Luther and those who followed him insisted that the Bible could be read and understood by common people and […]
“Do you think this is a game?” That’s a cliché of choice, for both taciturn parents and blustery rappers alike. It communicates an obvious truth—real life is not fictional, imaginary, or inconsequential. It is, by definition, not a game. But […]