Lucco Accepts ECC Ministry Development Position

CHICAGO, IL (November 14, 2011) – Richard Lucco, superintendent of the Great Lakes Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC), has been appointed executive director for ministry development, it was announced today by ECC President Gary Walter. Continue Reading »

Memorial Service on Tuesday for Norman Dwight

TURLOCK, CA (November 11, 2011) – A memorial service for retired missionary Norman Dwight, 86, will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15  at Hilmar Covenant Church. Continue Reading »

Seminary Plans for Changing Future

CHICAGO, IL (November 11, 2011) – Broad-based assessment and program development activities have begun at North Park Theological Seminary in recent months as the school addresses a changing educational climate and continues its search for a new dean. Continue Reading »

Service Scheduled for Slain Covenanter

MANTECA, CA (November 11, 2011) – A memorial service for Covenanter Katy McGehee will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Community Church here. Continue Reading »

Alaskan Villages Holding on through Epic Storm

SHAKTOOLIK, AK (November 10, 2011) – Slush has helped to stave off heavy damage in this small village as an “epic storm” slammed into much of western Alaska in recent days, the mayor told Anchorage TV station KTUU on Wednesday. Continue Reading »

Services Pending for Missionary Norman Dwight

TURLOCK, CA (November 10, 2011) – Services are pending for retired Covenant missionary Norman Dwight, 86, who died yesterday. He was a resident of Covenant Village in Turlock, California. Continue Reading »

Alaskan Villages Brace for “Superstorm”

By Stan Friedman

NOME, AK (November 9, 2011) – Several towns and villages with Evangelical Covenant churches are in the path of what the National Weather Service is calling the “Bering Sea Superstorm” and one of the worst on record for the region. Continue Reading »

Covenanters Praise Midwinter Lineup of Speakers

CHICAGO, IL (November 9, 2011) – More than 1,000 Covenant ministers are expected to attend the 2012 Midwinter Conference at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, which will run January 30 to February 3. Continue Reading »

Expanding the Gospel Beyond Who’s In and Who’s Out

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (November 8, 2011) – In his latest book, The King Jesus Gospel, Scot McKnight contends that evangelicals have reduced the gospel to a “plan of salvation” that is human-centric rather than Christocentric. The result has been the creation of a “salvation culture” as opposed to a “gospel culture.” Continue Reading »

NPU Soccer to Compete in National Tournament

CHICAGO, IL (November 7, 2011) – The North Park University men’s soccer team will take on Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III national tournament. While the time of match has not been finalized, it will be played at either 5 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. (CST). Continue Reading »