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Family, Friends Persuade Runner to Return to Boston

Editor’s note: The 2014 Boston Marathon will be run April 21. Continue Reading »

Cairns Unsure How He’ll Respond at Marathon

By Stan Friedman

SWANZEY, NH (March 21, 2014)—Editor’s note: The 2014 Boston Marathon will be run April 21. Continue Reading »

Five for Friday: Scientists Learn Improv, Vonnegut Advice, Blessercize

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 21, 2013)—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. Continue Reading »

Boston Bombing Emphasizes Need for Christian Peacemakers

By Stan Friedman

HOLLAND, MI (March 20, 2014) — Editor’s note: The 2014 Boston Marathon will be run April 21. With the race one month away, Covenant News Service is publishing stories of Covenanters who plan to run because of the deadly bombings last April 15. Today’s stories focus on Boaz Johnson, professor of biblical and theological studies at North Park University, and Kyle Small, associate dean and associate professor of church leadership at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Continue Reading »

NPU Professor to Run Boston Marathon for Caucasus Orphanages

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (March 20, 2014) — Editor’s note: The 2014 Boston Marathon will be run April 21. With the race one month away, Covenant News Service is publishing stories of Covenanters who plan to participate because of the deadly bombings last April 15. Today’s stories focus on Boaz Johnson, professor of biblical and theological studies at North Park University, and Kyle Small, associate dean and associate professor of church leadership at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Continue Reading »

Online Lenten Art Series: Questions God Asks

CHICAGO, IL (March 19, 2014) — We often do not hesitate to come to God with our questions. But how much do we take the time to consider the numerous questions God asks of us throughout Scripture? He asks, not because he doesn’t know the answer of course, but rather to lead us to reflect on our lives and communities. Continue Reading »

Kansas City to Be Site for Triennial XV

CHICAGO, IL (March 19, 2014) — Triennial XV will be held at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri, July 28-31, 2016, it was announced. Continue Reading »

Six Covenanters Contribute to Academic Leadership Volumes

By Stan Friedman

HOLLAND, MI (March 18, 2014) — Articles by six Covenanters are included in the recently published two-volume Religious Leadership: A Reference Handbook, including one of its co-editors Kyle Small, associate dean and associate professor of church leadership at Western Theological Seminary and ordained Covenant minister. Continue Reading »

Child in Protective Services after Wandering into Church

By Stan Friedman

GREELEY, CO (March 17, 2014) — Police were called to the cinema where Crossroads Covenant Church meets after an unaccompanied three-year-old boy walked into the building Sunday morning. His parents could not be found. Continue Reading »

NPTS Student Knows Hunger, Advocates for the Poor

By Stan Friedman

WASHINGTON, DC (March 17, 2014) — Ericka Elion knows what it’s like to have money and a comfortable life, and in recent years, she’s learned what it is to go hungry. Continue Reading »