My friend Kim and I were sitting with our toes in the sand, watching our boys climb up the ladder and slide-splash into the lake. The weather was a glorious seventy-eight degrees in western Minnesota, following a cold snap that had killed all the mosquitos. It was a unicorn day at Lake Beauty Bible Camp. A kind of day where, like light through a prism, I caught a glimpse of the kingdom of heaven.
The Evangelical Covenant Church in the United States has no connection with the Early Rain Evangelical Covenant Church, which is suffering a crackdown from the Chinese government, said Al Tizon, executive minister of Serve Globally.
A local TV news station broadcast an extended feature on Community Covenant Church and the way it responded to the needs of its neighbors after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the area on November 30.
Today we highlight empowering girls through education in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When girls gain skills, knowledge, and confidence they break the cycle of poverty and help strengthen societies.
Today we highlight Crescendo, a ministry of Make and Deepen Disciples that focuses on equipping pastors, staff, and church leaders to unleash the potential of boomers and beyond to engage in the work of God’s kingdom. Coaches and resource specialists engage leaders in planning ministries that target these age groups.
Today we highlight the difference two goats can make in a person’s life. Dineshbhai is a small-scale farmer who received two goats from Covenant Social Service (CSS) in the tribal community of Vyara, India.
Today we highlight domestic disaster response. In recent years, historic storms, fires, and flooding have devastated large portions of the United States. Donations from Covenanters have enabled the denomination to work with local partners to provide short-term relief, and long-term recovery.
Throughout the Advent season, Covenant Newswire is highlighting daily gift selections from the CovenantCares giving guide.
Today we highlight “I Am,” the Covenant triennial gathering by women for women.
Donations to support women in ministry will assist in equipping women pastors to meet the challenges of seeking call and serving churches, through continuing education and the Thriving in Ministry Initiative.
Today we highlight micro-enterprise training. With small loans and job skills training, individuals and families are starting small businesses to generate income in order to afford nutritious food, access better healthcare, and receive invaluable education for their children.