KNOXVILLE, TN (July 17, 2018)—Every student at CHIC received their own copy of Immerse: Messiah, a New Living Translation of the New Testament. The gifts were made possible thanks to a partnership between the Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) and […]
KNOXVILLE, TN (July 17, 2018) — The students are grouped into fictional families from either Syria or South Sudan. Some play the role of a doctor working in a hospital, some work as farmers in the field, others play children […]
Two years ago, I wrote in this space about the erosion of meaning that has befallen the term “evangelical.” For a variety of reasons, I was ready to toss it out. I believed then, as I do now, the term has become relational kryptonite. Its negative connotations make true evangelism all but impossible.
CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2018) – The 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available for download. The publication, which is also available in digital form here, includes reports from each of the five mission priorities, affiliates, and support ministries. The website also […]
It’s the kickoff to CHIC 2018. More than 5,000 students and leaders are here at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to play, worship, learn, and connect with other teens from the U.S., Canada, and abroad. It’s the largest event in the Covenant.
OSAKA, JAPAN (July 13, 2018) – No Japan Covenant Churches have been directly affected by the recent historic flooding that has claimed the lives of at least 200 people in western Japan, although it is likely that at least some […]
CHICAGO, IL (July 13, 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 […]
More than a century ago, a small group of Swedish immigrants and children of immigrants in my hometown of Attleboro, Massachusetts, decided to build a church. They wanted a place to worship together. And they want to sing the songs they knew, in a language they understood, among people they could love and trust. So they built a home where their little family of God’s friends could flourish.
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 […]