CHICAGO, IL (April 9, 2010) – Hardly a week goes by that we do not receive a few comments from readers on stories published as part of the Covenant online news report.
CHICAGO, IL (April 16, 2010) – In her first month as a hospital chaplain, Kari Lindholm-Johnson witnessed a family grieving the death of their infant. The tragic loss affected her deeply, and Lindholm-Johnson began to struggle with how people cope with suffering.
WELLINGTON, FL (April 16, 2010) – New Village Council member Anne Gerwig laughs about the photo spreading across “Twitter verse” that shows her taking the oath of office while placing her left hand on an phone running the popular YouVersion Bible application.
PUNE, INDIA (April 15, 2010) – The Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) invited 60 prostitutes for lunch in a yard in front of its national offices. The women arrived on rickshaws paid for by the church.
CHICAGO, IL (April 15, 2010) – North Park University student Laura Johnson, who attends Resurrection Covenant Church, is one of two women at the school recently honored with the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award.
PUNE, INDIA (April 15, 2010) – The Hindustani Covenant Church are helping to transform the lives of former slaves and others in need. The church invited roughly 60 prostitutes to lunch at its national offices. In Melghat, the church provided a micro-enterprise loan to a widow who started a small sundries store in front of her home. In the same area, the church is providing a ministry that offers programs to improve nutrition and literacy, as well as provide loans.
CHICAGO, IL (April 14, 2010) – Thought leaders from across the country will deliver lectures, guide discussions, and lead workshops during “4 Days 4 Justice” that began today and continues through Saturday at North Park University. The theme for the first-ever event is “Gather. Think. Engage. Act.”
CHICAGO, IL (April 14, 2010) – The State of Illinois continues to lag three months in paying for services rendered by Covenant Enabling Residences (CER), and proposed state funding cuts could further tighten an already constricted operating budget at the homes for developmentally disabled adults, says Harold Spooner vice president of outreach ministries for Covenant Ministries of Benevolence (CMB).
CHICAGO, IL (April 13, 2010) – Evangelical Covenant Church President Gary Walter has joined more than 100 Christian leaders in signing “A Covenant for Civility: Come Let Us Reason Together.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2010) – Ordained Evangelical Covenant Church minister Doug Thorpe will be installed as the new president of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors on Saturday.