We know what you’re thinking. “Forty under 40? Has the Companion gone crazy?” […]
By Stan Friedman AUSTIN, TX (December 31, 2014) — Vox Venaie, a Covenant congregation, always is seeking artistic ways to hear and share the gospel. In the spring, Pastor Gideon Tsang took a page from a new style of writing known […]
By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (December 30, 2014) — Two of the ten most-read Covenant News Service stories for 2014 were “feel good” features, but the next six in the rankings were related to more controversial themes.
By Stan Friedman MCGREGOR, MN (December 18, 2014) — Bruce Peterson says watching young people grow in their faith and develop as leaders were his greatest joys during his 37 years as executive director of Covenant Pines Bible Camp. He […]
Atlanta Church to Host Justice Conference ATLANTA, GA (December 17, 2014) — New Life Covenant Church will host a two-day conference, “Back to the Garden … Into the City: Deconstructing Walls of Injustice,” March 20-21. The church’s Center for Reconciliation and […]
MILWAUKEE, WI (December 17, 2014) — Although Milwaukee Covenant Church, a church of just 60 members, faced its own serious budget shortfall, they were determined to raise money for Covenant Kids Congo. So they sponsored a concert featuring world-class musicians […]
CHICAGO, IL (December 16, 2014) — Churches may no longer reimburse employees for, or directly pay, the cost of individual health insurance policy premiums with either pre-tax or after-tax dollars due to provisions of the Affordable Care Act, says Christina Kempe, […]
CHICAGO, IL (December 15, 2014) — The Covenant Executive Board has announced the initiation of the search for a nominee to serve as executive minister for Serve Globally, one of three executive minister searches that will be undertaken prior to next […]
ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (December 15, 2014) — Editor’s note: Miriam Ernest is a dancer based in New York City and Washington, D.C. She has trained and performed at the Grand Rapids Ballet Company, the Pacific Northwest Ballet School, and other major companies […]
By Stan Friedman COMPTON, CA (December 11, 2014) — A total of 152 students graduated from Centro Hispano de Estudios Teológicos (CHET) at the First Baptist Church of Huntington Park on Saturday. The school is the Covenant ministry training center for […]
PORTLAND, OR (December 11, 2014) – Pastor Adam Phillips is developing Christ Church, a new Covenant congregation in Portland, Oregon. This article was first published on the Sojourners website. By Adam Phillips There’s this microaggression happening online, offline, and all […]
By Stan Friedman CHICAGO, IL (December 9, 2014) — Several Covenant churches across the denomination have recently participated in #blacklivesmatter events in the aftermath of the deaths of African Americans in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City, and Cleveland, Ohio.