The Covenant Companion was honored with eleven awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) and nine awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) for works published in 2018. Five first-place awards included recognition in the categories of In-Depth Coverage, Interview, Column, Letters to the Editor, and the tongue-in-cheek category, Best Disparaging Letter to the Editor.
In our house we don’t usually give things up for Lent, but several years ago, my husband decided to stop driving over the speed limit for the forty days leading up to Easter. He reasoned that slowing down might give […]
Zaya Gilmer had been attending New Life Covenant Church in Palatine, Illinois, for just one month when
she noticed John Moon’s name on the prayer list in the bulletin. Diagnosed with renal failure at age twenty-six, John had been on the national registry for a kidney donation for three years. […]
You never know what kids might say, especially in church on a Sunday morning. Teaching kindergarten Sunday school, I’ve heard comments both cute and funny. Several years ago, at Edgebrook Covenant Church in Chicago, I was teaching an Easter lesson […]
Chicago, IL (April 26, 2018) — The Covenant Companion won first place, Best in Class in Denominational Magazine, in the Associated Church Press (ACP) competition last week. A total of twelve top awards, including four first place honors, were added to […]
Jia Jiang walked into a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop seeking rejection. With video cameras rolling, he approached the counter and asked for Olympic doughnuts—five interlinked doughnuts decorated like the Olympic rings symbol. […]