NPU Announces Record Enrollment

CHICAGO, IL (September 30, 2014) — North Park University announced this week record enrollment for traditional undergraduate and graduate programs. Continue Reading »

Early Registration Deadline for Mental Health Symposium Is Tuesday

CHICAGO, IL (September 29, 2014) — The positive way Christian churches are increasingly helping people with mental illness and their families is encouraging, says Amy Simpson, an editor for Christianity Today and a featured speaker at North Park University’s upcoming symposium on mental health. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Dark Matter, Emma Watson, and Advice from Eugene Peterson

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (September 26, 2014) — Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos with one another 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 of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

CWR Helping Provide Flood Relief in India, Pakistan

CHICAGO, IL (September 25, 2014) — Covenant World Relief is providing assistance to the Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) and another relief organization as they help regions in India and Pakistan cope with the worst flooding in 60 years. Continue Reading »

News Briefs: New Children’s Center, Fanny Crosby Celebrated

Rolling Hills Celebrates Opening of New Building

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA (September 24, 2014) — Rolling Hills Covenant Church will celebrate the grand opening of its Children’s and Administration Building at noon, Saturday, October 4. Continue Reading »

Claiborne to Speak at CHIC2015

CHICAGO, IL (September 24, 2014) — Shane Claiborne is the latest CHIC2015 main stage speaker to be announced. Continue Reading »

Paul Carlson Partnership Kicks Off Initiative

CHICAGO, IL (September 24, 2014) — The Paul Carlson Partnership today officially kicked off its commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Dr. Paul Carlson for whom the development organization is named. Continue Reading »

Spiritual Companions Live on Prayer as They Journey Together

By Stan Friedman

Whoa, we’re halfway there

Whoa, livin’ on a prayer

Take my hand and we’ll make it—I swear

Whoa, livin’ on a prayer —Bon Jovi

CHICAGO, IL (September 23, 2014) — Millie Lungren says Bon Jovi’s 1987 number one hit and concert crowd favorite, “Livin’ on a Prayer,” might not seem like a song that would share thematic elements with the denomination’s new Journeying Together: An Introduction to Spiritual Companionship, but they both tap into the human longing for “something more.” Continue Reading »

NPU Alumnus: Work on Johnson Center Will Never Finish

CHICAGO, IL (September 22, 2014) — Just because construction was completed earlier this year on the new Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life, that doesn’t mean the work is done—not by a long shot. Continue Reading »

Online NPU Archives Collection Highlights ‘Evolving Campus’

CHICAGO, IL (September 22, 2014) — In celebration of the opening of the Nancy and G. Timothy Johnson Center for Science and Community Life, the F.M. Johnson Archives and Special Collections has two new exhibits on display through the fall. Continue Reading »