Magazine

Differing Realities

Gary Walter is president of the Evangelical Covenant Church. One challenge for a monthly column is timeliness. Given lead time, a piece might not be printed until weeks after a significant event has taken place. That delay can also be […]

Marks of a Denomination

At a recent gathering of leaders from several denominations, I was asked to talk on “what makes a denomination a denomination.” In other words, if you dropped an ounce of denomination into a spectrometer, what chemical ingredients would be revealed? […]

Trends

A study on Protestant denominations was recently released based on figures compiled by Association of Religion Data Archives. It tracked attendance growth and decline for the years 2000–2010. Of the twenty-seven larger Protestant denominations, which grew the fastest? The Covenant. […]