CHICAGO, IL (January 4, 2019) – Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Each Friday we post five of them. Following is a sample of those […]
When they conceived the idea for their podcast, Jack Hawkins, pastor of Canyon Springs Church, an ECC congregation, and worship director Jonathan Schmitz figured Ten Steps Further would be 10 episodes of foundational Christian information. But a year later, the podcast is still going strong. Topics have ranged from discussions on the shooting in Las Vegas, racism, marriage relationships, to ancient wisdom.
This week we focus on clean water. Water is at the core of sustainable development and is critical for healthy communities, socioeconomic development, energy and food production. Digging a well can improve the health of a community as well as improve economic and education opportunities.
Today we highlight how even a single cow can provide sustainable income and food in India and Kyrgyzstan. A dairy cow can produce as many as three gallons of milk a day and up to 5,000 gallons—or 80,000 glasses—in its lifetime.
The Evangelical Covenant Church in the United States has no connection with the Early Rain Evangelical Covenant Church, which is suffering a crackdown from the Chinese government, said Al Tizon, executive minister of Serve Globally.
A local TV news station broadcast an extended feature on Community Covenant Church and the way it responded to the needs of its neighbors after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the area on November 30.
Today we highlight empowering girls through education in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When girls gain skills, knowledge, and confidence they break the cycle of poverty and help strengthen societies.
Today we highlight Crescendo, a ministry of Make and Deepen Disciples that focuses on equipping pastors, staff, and church leaders to unleash the potential of boomers and beyond to engage in the work of God’s kingdom. Coaches and resource specialists engage leaders in planning ministries that target these age groups.
Today we highlight the difference two goats can make in a person’s life. Dineshbhai is a small-scale farmer who received two goats from Covenant Social Service (CSS) in the tribal community of Vyara, India.
Today we highlight domestic disaster response. In recent years, historic storms, fires, and flooding have devastated large portions of the United States. Donations from Covenanters have enabled the denomination to work with local partners to provide short-term relief, and long-term recovery.