EDMOND, OK (July 10, 2018) – The YouVersion Bible app published by Life.Church, an ECC congregation, turns 10 years old today. It was one of the first 200 apps featured in the Apple App Store when it debuted on July […]
TURLOCK, CA (July 9, 2018) – Retired Covenant pastor and chaplain Luther Englund died June 29. He was 95. Luther was born at home on November 11, 1922, to Howard and Hilma Englund in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He earned an associate’s […]
PLANTATION, FL (July 9, 2018) – Memorial services for retired Covenant pastor and chaplain Paul J. Everts will be held July 17 in Plantation, and on September 22 in Atlantic Beach, Florida. Paul, 91, died June 17. He was born […]
Dominique Gilliard is the director of racial righteousness and reconciliation for the Covenant, and author of Rethinking Incarceration: Advocating for Justice That Restores (IVP Books, 2018), which has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. We asked him what the church can do to address mass incarceration and how we need to rethink our legal system.
As an alcoholic in recovery, I occasionally have to deal with painful reminders of my past. It’s part of the deal. You go into recovery, and it’s really hard, and sometimes you have to pay your dues.
NORTHBROOK, IL (July 5, 2018)—M. Jeanette Anderson, widow of former North Park Theological Seminary professor and dean Glenn Anderson, died June 15. She was ninety-one. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 8, at 4 p.m. at North Park […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 5, 2018) – The Covenant Executive Board has named Carol Lawson as interim executive minister of the Develop Leaders/Ordered Ministry mission priority following a health setback for current interim Richard Lucco. Lucco, who has been doing double-duty […]
It’s finally here. Picking up mere moments from where the first film left off, Incredibles 2 sees the return of everyone’s favorite superfamily—Bob, Helen, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. From the laugh out-loud humor (one sequence involves a raccoon and a […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 2, 2018) — The Cov Sparks downloadable discussion guide is now available for the July/August issue of The Covenant Companion. Based on articles from the current issue of the magazine, COV Sparks provides stimulating questions for Sunday-school classes, […]
This summer Gary Walter will retire from his role as the ninth president of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Recently the Companion’s Ed Gilbreath asked him about his time in office and what he sees ahead for the denomination.