“CWR’s ministry continues to grow and expand,” said director Dave Husby. “There are currently 34 CWR partners in 26 countries carrying out programs that are transforming individuals, families, and communities. CWR Sunday is November 18, but we encourage churches to do their CWR emphasis whenever it is most convenient for their church.”
Musicians often experience some level of anxiety when they release new albums, but Jill Jones’s new record, “Perfectly Clear,” was uniquely born out of her struggles with post-partum anxiety. It’s also the result of her journey of healing.
Sometimes people call me “the social enterprise guy.” I used to chafe at the label, but now I embrace it as I’ve become convinced that enterprise and economic development are critical to the ministry of mercy and justice—and a helpful corrective for church in the neighborhood.
Covenant Living Communities and Services is the new corporate name and identity of Covenant Retirement Communities, Inc., it was announced today. The new name and logo will become effective in 2019.
One Church in Louisville, Kentucky, celebrated the grand opening and dedication of their new building over Labor Day weekend. The church signed a long-term lease at a low rent in return for doing extensive renovations to the property, said co-pastor Matt Ness.
Sometimes preaching can have unintended consequences. I recently had the privilege of preaching through the David and Goliath story, and it illustrates an important distinction in biblical interpretation. Bible stories like that one can be either descriptive (describing the world and the Lord who created it) or prescriptive (instructive toward the way God’s people should behave). There are strong elements of both in 1 Samuel 17.
CHICAGO, IL (September 14, 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 submissions—their inclusion does not represent an endorsement by the Covenant of any views expressed.
CHICAGO, IL (September 13, 2018) – Yvonne DeVaughn, who has guided the Advocacy for Victims of Abuse (AVA) ministry for the past 10 years, will step down as its director at the end of this month.
Angela Yee, an ordained Covenant minister who has served in a number of leadership roles in local churches, has been appointed executive director of ministry development, it was announced today by ECC President John Wenrich.
Three-time Nobel Prize nominee Elias Chacour will headline a list of speakers that include several friends of the Covenant at the first Christ at the Checkpoint USA conference to be held here 0ctober 15-18. The event is designed to inform and engage Christians on the issues that have plagued the Holy Land and also to provide opportunities to connect with Christians who live there.
CHICAGO, IL (September 11, 2018) – Author and spiritual director Ruth Haley Barton will give the keynote address at “Being Well: Connecting Church, Faith, and Health,” a day-long symposium sponsored by North Park Theological Seminary and the North Park University School of Nursing.