KNOXVILLE, TN (July 19, 2018)—“From everyone who has been given much, much will be required” (Luke 12:48). The youth group of Grace Evangelical Covenant Church in Clay, New York, takes those words from Jesus to heart. In their fundraising efforts […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 19, 2018)—On Wednesday afternoon 31 up-and-coming student leaders at CHIC joined ECC president-elect John Wenrich for a mini leadership summit. “My call into leadership began when I was 16,” Wenrich told them. He described his own experience […]
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, […]
Phil and Rici Skei did not set out to plant a church. Twelve years ago Phil was working for Intervarsity Christian Fellowship as the executive director of their Fresno Institute for Urban Leadership.
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 17, 2018)—Every student at CHIC received their own copy of Immerse: Messiah, a New Living Translation of the New Testament. The gifts were made possible thanks to a partnership between the Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) and […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 17, 2018) — The students are grouped into fictional families from either Syria or South Sudan. Some play the role of a doctor working in a hospital, some work as farmers in the field, others play children […]
Two years ago, I wrote in this space about the erosion of meaning that has befallen the term “evangelical.” For a variety of reasons, I was ready to toss it out. I believed then, as I do now, the term has become relational kryptonite. Its negative connotations make true evangelism all but impossible.
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 […]
It’s the kickoff to CHIC 2018. More than 5,000 students and leaders are here at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to play, worship, learn, and connect with other teens from the U.S., Canada, and abroad. It’s the largest event in the Covenant.
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 […]