Home Altar

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A devotional guide written by Covenanters, the Covenant Home Altar invites us to take time in our day for God’s word, quiet meditation, and prayer. Especially significant in these uncertain days of isolation and anxiety, the Home Altar invites us to be in community with our brothers and sisters in the larger family of faith, as they share their stories and insights in these daily reflections.

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God Is Inclusive

God Is Inclusive Friday, June 12 Read: Matthew 28:16-20 The more I study and reflect on the Gospels, the more I see how much Jesus was drawn to people at the margins. Jesus regularly engaged with people who were dismissed, [...]

God Is Majestic

God Is Majestic Thursday, June 11 Read: Psalm 8 The psalmist praises God, saying, “How majestic is your name in all the earth!” I can relate so much to David’s awe at God’s creation. On this day, two years ago, [...]

God Rested

God Rested Wednesday, June 10 Read: Genesis 2:1-4 I love that we have a God who shows us fully how to live and be fruitful. God shows us how to create well and care for creation well, but God also [...]

God Multiplied

After setting the stage of life, God creates man and woman. He creates us in his own image. The great Creator brought us into the world, bearing the image of God, to care and cultivate the land. Verse 28 says we were created to have dominion over the animals and the fish, and verse 29 says the vegetation was given to us so we would have food. …

The Glory of the Lord

One of my favorite places to connect with God is on the shores of Schoolhouse Beach on Washington Island, Wisconsin. There, I sit on pebbles rounded to perfection by the cold northern waters of Lake Michigan and feel refreshed by cool breezes as I look out over crystal clear waters….