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Justice for All?

Nekima Levy-Pounds is an associate professor of law at the University of St. Thomas, and attends First Covenant Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. How the fallout from the war on drugs has led to the highest incarceration rate in the world. […]


After three years as a houseparent at a group home for girls, Alex Macias was unprepared for the transformation in her own life. I drove to work with the windows down listening to some old Radiohead song. It was my […]

Encouraging Presence

Often relegated to a minor role, Barnabas is arguably one of the most important figures in the early church. How many people could be effective, influential, and successful if only someone would give them encouragement, make space for them, and […]

Gone Camping

Scott Noble is a freelance writer from St. Paul, Minnesota. For a listing of Covenant camp and retreat centers by regional conference, click here. The big impact of time away As a high-school student, Irene first attended camp through a […]