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.
CHICAGO, IL (July 29, 2015) — Videos of the CHIC 2015 evening speakers are now available for viewing online. Only videos of the speakers will be posted.
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 29, 2015) — In a society that defines us by what we do and how productive we are, defining meaning and purpose in older age is more challenging—but definitely possible, said Covenant minister Nancy Gordon, who […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Ben Kerns SAN RAFAEL, CA (July 20, 2015) — Ben Kerns is pastor of youth and children at Marin Covenant Church in San Rafael, California. This slightly edited article first appeared on his blog, Average Youth Ministry. Last week I […]
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, […]