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Obituary: William “Bill” Sandstrom

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN (March 24, 2017) – Retired Covenant pastor and chaplain William “Bill” Sandstrom, 89, died Wednesday. He was born January 10, 1928, in Chicago. He earned an associate’s degree from North Park College, a bachelor’s degree from the […]

Obituary: Glen Wiberg

Obituary: Glen Wiberg

NEW BRIGHTON, MN (March 24, 2017) — Retired Covenant pastor Glen Wiberg, 91, who has been described as “a pastor’s pastor, a preacher’s preacher,” died Thursday, March 23. Glen was born on May 1, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned […]

Pierre Hired for Seminary, NPU Professorship

Pierre Hired for Seminary, NPU Professorship

CHICAGO, IL (March 22, 2017) – In a unique partnership between the university and the seminary, North Park University has hired Elizabeth Pierre as assistant professor of pastoral care and counseling. She will divide her time between the seminary and […]

A Bridge to Adulthood

A Bridge to Adulthood

Several years ago a Lifeway Research poll discovered that 70 percent of students who regularly attended church as teenagers had left the church by the time they were twenty-three. […]

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Reimagine That – Evangelism

Reimagine That – Evangelism

We know that Jesus sent his disciples into the world to spread the gospel, but we hear a lot of discussion about how we do that today. […]

The Outsiders

The Outsiders

Do you ever wonder what our kids are doing these days? They’re doing what youth have always done […]

The Inside Voice Approach

The Inside Voice Approach

It happened all too often. By Wednesday afternoon I had made sure there was a Sunday-school lesson […]

No Longer a Stranger

No Longer a Stranger

I am no frequent flyer, yet the past decade has found me landing in airports far from home […]

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The Whole Gospel

The Whole Gospel

At ten years old, I was so excited to be heading 300 miles away from home all by myself. […]

In the Ashes

In the Ashes

On August 22, 2001, lightning struck our home in Oak Park, Illinois. […]

Heaven’s Noble Refugee

Heaven’s Noble Refugee

Dennis Moon’s hymn “For Mary, Joseph, ’Twas No Place,” provided me a theme for this article. […]

Retreat!

Retreat!

Some people go to retreats because it sounded like a good idea when they signed up three months ago […]