CHICAGO, IL (July 31, 2018)—It should come as no surprise to Covenanters who read the “Peanuts” comic strip over the years that for most of his life, cartoonist Charles Schulz was a devout Christian. According to the author of A Charlie […]
CONCORD, CA (July 31, 2018) – As of this morning, none of the 16 fires burning in California are directly impacting Covenant churches in the state, said Paul Wilson, superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference. Wilson urged Covenanters to pray […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 30, 2018)—When the group Mending Wings shared traditional Native American dances with students recently at CHIC, it was the first time Native Americans had ever been featured on the MainStage. “It was so significant that the Mending Wings […]
What comes to mind when you think about Fred Rogers? The zip-up sweaters and lace-up sneakers? The trips out into the neighborhood, where we meet people who do interesting jobs and make everyday things?
I love poetry. Nearly every morning I read one or more poems to begin my day. I love the evocative images and startling metaphors. Poets have a way of bringing us up short, of making us look at an overly familiar world anew.
MINNETONKA, MN (July 25, 2018) — Don Lundquist, retired missionary to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, died Wednesday, July 17, at the age of 93. Don was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 5, 1924, to Axel and Hazel […]
In his book Who God Says You Are: A Christian Understanding of Identity, Klyne Snodgrass, North Park Theological Seminary emeritus professor of New Testament, writes, “We were created as relational beings, first for relation with God but also with others, as difficult as relations sometimes are. You will never make it on your own, nor will you be healthy trying to.” Yet community can be a tricky thing. As Christ-followers, we experience a tension: we share and do life with others, yet at some point we are inevitably wounded by relationships. […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 27, 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 […]