Posts tagged ‘Asia’

Covenant Care Gifts Appropriate All Year Long

CHICAGO, IL (March 14, 2012) – “The child with a high fever was so dehydrated that when she was crying, there were no tears from her eyes,” says Andrew Njenga, a staff member of Medical Teams International (MTI), which is operating clinics across East Africa. Continue Reading »

With Song in Heart, Japanese Struggle to Recover

By Stan Friedman

MIYAKO, JAPAN (March 13, 2012) – Pastor Iwatsuka was making his first visit to the temporary housing units and had advertised a meeting he wanted to hold with the residents and discuss their needs. As he expected, no one showed up because no one knew him. Continue Reading »

Japanese Recovery Photo Gallery

CHET Training Aids Student’s Work in India

By Stan Friedman

COMPTON, CA (January 9, 2012) – A ministerial student at Centro Hispano de Estudios Teologicos (CHET) says his training at the Spanish-speaking school enabled him to effectively minister in India during a recent mission trip. 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 »

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 »

Hindustani Church ‘Arising Anew’ from Tragedy

PUNE, INDIA (December 16, 2011) – “You wouldn’t believe, but it has happened – the church is arising anew!” Continue Reading »

Days Later, Fire-Gutted Church Ready for Worship

PUNE, INDIA (December 9, 2011) – Less than a week after fire gutted their building, this past weekend the members of St. Andrew’s Hindustani Covenant Church (HCC) worshipped in the sanctuary, which had been cleaned and repainted. Continue Reading »

Probe Deepens in Hindustani Church Fire

PUNE, INDIA (November 30, 2011) – A short-circuit has been ruled out as the cause for the fire that destroyed St. Andrews Hindustani Covenant Church on Monday morning, says Steven David, the denomination moderator. Continue Reading »

Historic Artifacts Lost in Hindustani Fire

PUNE, INDIA (November 29, 2011) – The fire that reduced St. Andrew’s Church to ashes destroyed historic bibles and other artifacts. Church leaders have alleged the fire was due to arson and not a short circuit as authorities have stated. Continue Reading »