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Millie Lungren: Covenant Hospitality at Its Best

Millie Lungren: Covenant Hospitality at Its Best

CHICAGO, IL (July 30, 2015) — The Covenant will lose a valuable resource on Friday. After 39 years, Millie Lungren is retiring. Millie is probably best known in the Covenant as director of the Covenant Resource Center.

Sankofa Just the Beginning of 3 Churches' Journey Together

Sankofa Just the Beginning of 3 Churches’ Journey Together

By Hannah Hawkinson CHICAGO, IL (July 29, 2015) – When a busload of people leaves from Chicago on Thursday for a three-day Sankofa journey through the south to locations connected to the Civil Rights struggle, the riders will include members [...]

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Broken

Broken

By Dana Bowman Depending on how you look at it, my son Henry is either very brave or very reckless. It is five o’clock in the afternoon. I have no idea what to prepare for dinner, and we’re all dying […]

What's Wrong with Today's Youth Ministry?

What’s Wrong with Today’s Youth Ministry?

By Josh Hiben Growing up in a non-practicing Christian family, I never attended church until my friend Steve invited me to youth group when I was in middle school. We played balloon basketball my first night, and gradually Bloomington (Minnesota) […]

Crashing the Party

Crashing the Party

By T. David Beck Imagine your Sunday worship service as a dinner party. It’s an important social event where there’s music, people mix together, an important speech is delivered, and a meal is served. If your church regulars are the […]

School of (Solid) Rock

School of (Solid) Rock

School of (Solid) Rock How I gave up my college plans to become a discipleship guinea pig - and loved it Story by Evelyn Jorgensen, Photography by Sarah Swanson                                                          June/July 2015 When I was a junior in high school, I [...]

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Shake Up Your Church Life with One Weird Trick

Shake Up Your Church Life with One Weird Trick

Sure, that’s a click-baity title, but it got you to read, right? (Never mind that there’s no clicking in print media, you knew what I meant.) Forgive the crass opening, but that’s an attitude I’ve seen from church leaders sometimes. Whatever […]

The Tie That Binds

The Tie That Binds

My husband and I met in college and married about six months before I graduated. We came from similar backgrounds—our parents were followers of Jesus and active in church life—but we were from slightly different spaces on the spectrum of […]

Cash Mob Discipleship

Cash Mob Discipleship

By José Humphrey Our church is in the habit of “mobbing” small businesses. Our mobs are both spontaneous and planned. We learn about a new establishment in our community, make it a point to meet the owners, and if possible, […]