Fanchon Kelley served as a global intern at Immanuelskyrkan (Immanuel International Church) in Stockholm, Sweden, last summer. The Global Internships program through Serve Globally provides opportunities to learn, serve, and gain intercultural experience as interns work alongside national partners and missionaries. In June Kelley is returning to Stockholm for her second internship.
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 […]
One of the more obvious ways I feel like my culture is at odds with evangelicalism is in our approach to power. I’m part of the hip-hop generation. For us, power is an ever-present topic of thought and conversation—who has […]
When disasters happen domestically—whether fire, flooding, or mudslides —Love Mercy Do Justice works with local partners to help communities with short-term relief and long-term recovery. And Merge organizes short-term mission trips through Serve Globally so Covenanters can go and serve.
The Stranger in the Woods left me with questions and connections that made this random purchase in an airport bookstore worth it. So take it from this stranger—this extraordinary book can speak to your life. And remember, the ways of God are often strange.
If all we hope for after we die is to live as disembodied souls floating in the clouds as part of a heavenly choir, I’m just not interested. I love pizza way too much to ever believe in that kind of eternal destiny. I love apple crisp way too much to even entertain the idea that heaven would deprive me of what is so wonderful and pleasurable about being an embodied person. I’m holding out for a resurrected body with taste buds intact.