Long before the 3-M company invented Post-it Notes, God was already prompting his people to jot down reminders of important events. The Hebrew word zakhor, which means remember, appears 169 times in the Hebrew Bible. The call to remember, along with the admonition not to forget, appears so frequently in the book of Deuteronomy that some scholars say the text puts forth a theology of memory for people of faith.
Choose and Choose Again is a mosaic of personal stories collected by author and Covenant pastor J. Kevin Butcher, who founded Hope Community Church in Detroit, Michigan. The stories he shares (as well as his own testimony) display the complexities of people who live their lives as prisoners and prostitutes, as well as those who are lawyers and in business.
Kathy Khang, author of Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and When to Speak Up, on #MeToo and why the church must listen to women’s stories of sexual harassment and abuse; Covenant pastor Tim Rodgers reflects on what co-leading […]
Student voices from CHIC 2018; Covenant pastor Efrem Smith reflects on what he’s learned about racial inclusion in the church; longtime Covenant Offices staff member Chris Hagberg explains why she loves the Cov. Covenant Companion editors Ed Gilbreath and Cathy Norman Peterson are your hosts. Check out the Companion’s CHIC 2018 cover story here: http://covenantcompanion.com/2018/09/04/unite-us/
CHICAGO, IL (December 1, 2017) — Local Evangelical Covenant churches may download the Congregational Annual Meeting Letter from President Gary Walter. Printed copies of the letter, which is intended to be read during local congregational annual meetings, have been mailed […]