Two ‘Kinect’ Developers Have Covenant Connections

By Mike Mirza

SEATTLE, WA (December 28, 2011) – Two former North Park University students are helping Microsoft “Kinect” with gamers internationally and across cultures. Continue Reading »

We Celebrate in Different Ways the Same Story

By Don Meyer

CHICAGO, IL (December 25, 2011) – You find them in varying styles in all kinds of places throughout the world during the Christmas season. There were more than three dozen of them displayed in Evangelical Covenant Church offices this year. Continue Reading »

Covenanters Come to Mexico Bearing Gifts

By Stan Friedman

ENSENADA, MEXICO (December 23, 2011) – Members of Rancho Vista Covenant Church delivered more than 2,000 gifts to children here earlier this month, an act that brought praise from the town’s mayor. Continue Reading »

New Network Expands New Life Radio’s Reach

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (December 23, 2011) – New Life Radio (NLR) has the potential to reach an additional 10 million homes now that it has begun broadcasting on the country’s largest and fastest-growing nationwide broadcast service, Tricolor TV network, says Dan Johnson, president of Christian Radio for Russia (CRFR), which operates NLR. Continue Reading »

Links: Your Guide to Online Conversations

CHICAGO, IL (December 23, 2011) – Editor’s note: Many Covenanters routinely share links to social media articles and videos that Covenant News Service believes may be of interest to others. Following is a sample of those submissions – their inclusion does not represent an endorsement of any views expressed. Continue Reading »

Abbreviated Holiday Schedule for Covenant Offices

CHICAGO, IL (December 22, 2011) – Offices of the Evangelical Covenant Church will be closed Friday in preparation for the Christmas celebration weekend. Offices will remain closed next Monday and Tuesday to allow sufficient time for individuals to complete travel schedules. Continue Reading »

Advent: ‘In the Dark Streets Shineth’

PUNE, INDIA (December 22, 2011) – Editor’s note: Advent is a season for both reflection and anticipation – celebrating the incarnation of Jesus while looking forward to the Messiah’s return and the kingdom of God in all its fullness. It arrives amidst the reality of a world filled with desperate needs, grief, anger and frustration. We find encouragement, however, in celebrating lives being transformed through our shared ministries, reminders of what is yet to come. Covenant News Service is publishing occasional Advent reflections on ministry within that reality. Continue Reading »

Walking in Another’s Shoes – That’s Friendship

By Stan Friedman

DESOTO, TX (December 21, 2011) – A spontaneous small act by a little child at CrossRoads Covenant Church is one that Pastor Josef Rasheed says he will always remember. Continue Reading »

CWR Funds Assisting Victims of Philippines Typhoon

MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES (December 20, 2011) – World Relief International uses Covenant World Relief (CWR) funds to provide initial relief in disaster areas where they have existing partnerships with local organizations. Continue Reading »

CWR Partner Named One of 10 Top Charities

PORTLAND, OR (December 20, 2012) – The United States’ premiere charity evaluator has named Covenant World Relief’s partner Medical Teams International (MTI) as one of its “10 Top-Notch Charities.” Continue Reading »