The book called out to me. That’s all I can say. I’d heard about it in passing, then one day I saw it on my colleague’s desk. Perhaps it was the phrase “I’m perfect” that was scribbled out and re-written “The Imperfect Pastor,” that struck me. But I still didn’t read it. Several years later, it sat languishing on my nightstand until I finally had enough wisdom (or desperation) to pick it up.
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (August 7, 2018) – The Evangelical Covenant Church hosted motorcyclists from the United States and Canada who gathered here for the recent Christian Motorcycle Association’s No Borders Rally 2018. The association has hosted its annual gatherings in […]
Eight years ago John Kareithi was serving as pastor of an independent Swahili-speaking church in Columbus, Ohio, when he heard about the Covenant. The denomination seemed a good fit, and he was excited to bring Revival Church into the ECC in 2010. Revival is a mostly African church with members from DR Congo, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. Kareithi immigrated to the US from Kenya in 2001.
CHICAGO, IL (August 3, 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 […]
Where do you go when you’re sick and homeless? Often the ER is the best option for chronically homeless individuals with medical issues. Across the country emergency department staff find themselves greeting the same faces again and again. Without the safety and stability of permanent housing, homeless people are vulnerable to illnesses, accidents, and violent crime necessitating medical attention.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (August 2, 2018) — Two hundred people gathered this morning at Minnehaha Academy to remember the two employees killed one year ago today in a gas explosion that brought down the center section of the Upper School and […]
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (August 1, 2018) – Cody Anderson, a pastor at Faith Covenant Church, was more than a little nervous when he sent a link to the video of his reworked version of the hymn “As We Gather at Your […]
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 […]