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5 Minutes with David Stockamp: Training Pastors in DR Congo

David Stockamp arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 40 years ago as a missionary and minister in the Bible institute of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM). The CEUM operates in northwest DR Congo, an area approximately the […]

The Presence of Great Love

Stories That Shaped My Faith The Presence of Great Love by Rebekah Strobel | November 11, 2019 The first time I sat down to read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone I was 13 years old—and I immediately sensed that [...]


Harbored Serving the world without leaving the wharf by Cathy Norman Peterson | November 4, 2019 A row of buildings fronting the wharf at Boston Harbor hides the colossal cruise ship, as well as the water, though you can still [...]

Shalom Colombia

Shalom Colombia How young peacemakers are leading efforts to transform their communities by David Husby | November 1, 2019 The municipality of El Bagre, Colombia, is representative of the decades of conflict and violence in that country. Covenant missionary Julio [...]

Latest in Commentary

Lift Jesus Up, Carefully, Please

Breaking away from the pack to do something different can produce obvious benefits, but there can also be unintended consequences. In the Hamilton showstopper “The Room Where It Happens,” the titular hero lectures his frenemy Aaron Burr, “When you got […]

Seeking Truth

The opening lines of the HBO miniseries Chernobyl, released earlier this summer, set the stage for its depiction of the USSR’s handling of the world’s most destructive nuclear accident: “What is the cost of lies? It’s not that we’ll mistake […]

An Oregonian Lament

Despite living in Portland, I do not consider myself a true Oregonian. This is partially because I understand our history, and I’ll likely never truly feel at home in a state intentionally founded to exclude black people. But also Oregon […]

Latest in Announcements

‘Readiness Packet’ on Pension Changes Available Now

CHICAGO, IL (November 11, 2019) – A new “readiness packet” that contains information on changes to the Covenant Pension Plan (CPP) is available online and is being mailed to all Covenant pastors. The plan will close to new participants on […]