BATAVIA, IL (July 16, 2018) – Marguerite “Peg” Anna (Gundersen) Johnson, former missionary to Ecuador and widow of Covenant pastor and missionary Larry Johnson, died Sunday, July 8 at the age of 94. Peg was born on July 22, 1923, […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2018) – The 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available for download. The publication, which is also available in digital form here, includes reports from each of the five mission priorities, affiliates, and support ministries. The website also […]
OSAKA, JAPAN (July 13, 2018) – No Japan Covenant Churches have been directly affected by the recent historic flooding that has claimed the lives of at least 200 people in western Japan, although it is likely that at least some […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 13, 2018) – Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those […]
EDMOND, OK (July 10, 2018) – The YouVersion Bible app published by Life.Church, an ECC congregation, turns 10 years old today. It was one of the first 200 apps featured in the Apple App Store when it debuted on July […]
Dominique Gilliard is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Covenant, and author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores (IVP Books, 2018), which has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. We asked him what the church can do to address mass incarceration and how we need to rethink our legal system.
VANCOUVER, WA (July 2, 2018) – A fire heavily damaged the home of pastor Jim and Glenna Sequeira early Saturday morning. No one was injured. The couple and Glenna’s father, who lives with the family, will be displaced for six […]
CHICAGO, IL (June 28, 2018) – The Evangelical Covenant Church has signed a petition along with more than 1,200 other faith-based organizations that calls on Congress to repeal a new provision in the tax code passed last year that would […]