CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2018) – The 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available for download. The publication, which is also available in digital form here, includes reports from each of the five mission priorities, affiliates, and support ministries. The website also […]
It’s the kickoff to CHIC 2018. More than 5,000 students and leaders are here at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to play, worship, learn, and connect with other teens from the U.S., Canada, and abroad. It’s the largest event in the Covenant.
OSAKA, JAPAN (July 13, 2018) – No Japan Covenant Churches have been directly affected by the recent historic flooding that has claimed the lives of at least 200 people in western Japan, although it is likely that at least some […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 13, 2018) – 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 […]
More than a century ago, a small group of Swedish immigrants and children of immigrants in my hometown of Attleboro, Massachusetts, decided to build a church. They wanted a place to worship together. And they want to sing the songs they knew, in a language they understood, among people they could love and trust. So they built a home where their little family of God’s friends could flourish.
EDMOND, OK (July 10, 2018) – The YouVersion Bible app published by Life.Church, an ECC congregation, turns 10 years old today. It was one of the first 200 apps featured in the Apple App Store when it debuted on July […]
TURLOCK, CA (July 9, 2018) – Retired Covenant pastor and chaplain Luther Englund died June 29. He was 95. Luther was born at home on November 11, 1922, to Howard and Hilma Englund in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned an associate’s […]
PLANTATION, FL (July 9, 2018) – Memorial services for retired Covenant pastor and chaplain Paul J. Everts will be held July 17 in Plantation, and on September 22 in Atlantic Beach, Florida. Paul, 91, died June 17. He was born […]
Dominique Gilliard is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Covenant, and author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores (IVP Books, 2018), which has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. We asked him what the church can do to address mass incarceration and how we need to rethink our legal system.
As an alcoholic in recovery, I occasionally have to deal with painful reminders of my past. It’s part of the deal. You go into recovery, and it’s really hard, and sometimes you have to pay your dues.