Posts tagged ‘Africa’

Pastor Aggressively Pushing Covenant Kids Congo

FORT DODGE, IA (April 25, 2013) – When a newspaper reporter called Allan Redenius, pastor of First Covenant Church, and asked if she could write a story about the congregation for a special newspaper insert, he replied, “I have a better idea.” Continue Reading »

African Church Leaders Part of Historic Gathering

MOMBASA, KENYA (April 24, 2013 – History was made as 25 church leaders from nine countries gathered recently for the first-ever consultation of the family of African Covenant Churches, a group of African denominations that originated from Evangelical Covenant Churches in North America and Sweden. Continue Reading »

Harrowing Escape for Missionaries into Cameroon

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (April 8, 2013) – Last month, 30 missionaries from the Evangelical Covenant Church and other organizations fled a mission station in Gamboula, Central African Republic (CAR), in an escape that was more harrowing than Covenant News Service was able report at the time for security reasons. Continue Reading »

Register Now for CKC, 30-Hour Famine WebEx Event

CHICAGO, IL (March 28, 2013) – A WebEx conversation on how churches can connect the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision (CKC) initiative with World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine will take place at 2 p.m. CST Tuesday Continue Reading »

CAR Violence Forces Missionaries into Cameroon

GAMBOULA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (March 26, 2013) – Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries Roy and Aleta Danforth as well Josh and Lori Shinar and their families are safe in Yaounde, Cameroon, after fleeing Gamboula on Sunday due to intense fighting between government and rebel forces in parts of the country. Continue Reading »

Covenant Kids Congo Focus of Summer Camps Project

CHICAGO, IL (March 25, 2013) – The Association of Covenant Camps and Conference Centers has chosen Covenant Kids Congo as their mission project for the summer. Continue Reading »

Kenya Mission Vision Trip: Eye-Opening, Inspiring

By Pete Ekstrand and Stan Friedman

KENYA, (March 11, 2013) – The Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya’s (KCC) sacrificial commitment to the economic and spiritual growth of people in this African nation proved awe-inspiring to members of a recent Covenant World Mission vision trip who said it will affect their own ministry. Continue Reading »

Kenya Mission Vision Trip Gallery

Congo Church Leaders Complete Skills Training

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (February 28, 2013) – Five leaders from the Congo Covenant Church (CEUM) participated in a two-week Leadership Matters course and will take back to Congo the information they received to share with more than 1,000 pastors in the denomination. Continue Reading »

Value of a Chicken? Depends Where You Live

By Stan Friedman

KARAWA, DR CONGO (February 25, 2013) – The widow laughed as she leaned backwards to keep from getting smacked by the flapping wings of the not-so-happy chicken she had hoisted upside down. The several dozen other widows who had gathered together laughed too. Continue Reading »