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My Secret Shame

What happens to God’s call to ministry in the face of mental illness?

Looking Ahead with 30/30 Vision

Looking Ahead with 30/30 Vision Introducing Young Leaders Who Are Developing Their Call in the Covenant by Erin Chan Ding | July 3, 2019 Inside a church in Sacramento, California, a group of four young pastors spread out hundreds of [...]

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Trading Office Plants for Sand Castles

In the latest chapter of my ministry journey, I’m now in the beginning stages of trying to plant a church. The existing congregation I serve is not capable of growing into the kind of diverse, welcoming, multigenerational church it wants […]

Naming What’s at Stake

I WAS STUNNED to learn that as recently as the 20th century, some infant girls in Korea, particularly those born into poor families, were not given names by their parents—ever. These nameless girls were born unwanted in a society that […]

Grace and Peace

Lately I have been reading Michael Massing’s massive Fatal Discord, an account of the relationship between the sixteenth-century scholar Desiderius Erasmus and the reformer Martin Luther. Erasmus was a typical academic: happiest when surrounded by his books. He longed for […]

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Five for Friday: ‘Up,’ Gun Ownership, God and Country Music

CHICAGO, IL (June 7, 2019) – Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that may be of interest to others. Each Friday Covenant News Service posts five of them. Following is a sample of those submissions—their inclusion […]