Brewer’s Recounting of Abuse Most-Read Story in September

CHICAGO, IL (October 6, 2014) — A story about Covenant pastor Karen Brewer’s years of abuse at the hands of her husband and her eventual escape from him was the most-read Covenant News Service story in September.

Brewer stayed with her former husband for more than a decade even though he nearly killed her on several occasions, including twice choking her to near unconsciousness, breaking her nose, and holding a gun to her head—all in front of her children.

One reader responded to the story, writing, “I am overwhelmed and humbled by your courage to share your story, Karen.

To read that story and others click on the links below.

Covenant Pastor Recounts Years of Terror

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Five for Friday: Dark Matter, Emma Watson, and Advice from Eugene Peterson

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Obituary: Dean Erickson

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Obituary: Fernly Johnson

Five for Friday: Who Is Bill Cosby, Hip Hop History, and Funeral for the ‘Like’

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