Covenant Weekly - December 19, 2017

"What do you want for Christmas?" Probably the single most asked question this time of year. Children make their list and write it out and send it to Santa. There's a lot of focus on asking and gift giving and... Read More

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Just a Moment?

A grin. A smile. A hearty laugh. Good food, perhaps. Good friends. Times - moments - of joy are gifts to be received. We say goodnight, the revelry ends. With departure, two hearts reveal.   For some the glow of... Read More


Covenant Weekly - December 12, 2017

  I don't have a clear memory of when I first sang in front of my church family growing up. I was too young. What I do remember, although not in specifics, was that as I grew up I was involved in my church. I was... Read More


Covenant Weekly - December 5, 2017

The specific events leading to Jesus' birth begin with an "angel of the Lord" appearing to Joseph in a dream (Matthew 1:20), the angel Gabriel showing up in Nazareth to talk to Mary (Luke 1:26-38), and some... Read More


Covenant Weekly - November 28, 2017

This coming Sunday, December 3rd, is the first Sunday of Advent. This season of waiting can foster extreme feelings in us. We feel great joy in enjoying family and friends. We experience great sorrow as we miss... Read More


Covenant Weekly - November 21, 2017

In less than two weeks we will enter the season of Advent . . . a time in which we adopt a posture of waiting for Christmas and the celebration of Jesus' birth. As we wait for this celebration of God showing his... Read More


Covenant Weekly - November 14, 2017

On Sunday I reflected on Covenant's connection as a family. How we seek to support each other, encourage each other, work alongside and for each other, and live in relationship with each other. Today I'd like to... Read More


Covenant Weekly, November 7, 2017

Events of this weekend have led me to be reflecting on the beauty and significance of church family. The Bible uses the language of adoption to describe what happens when we connect with the family of God. (Romans... Read More


Covenant Weekly - October 31, 2017

I recently have been offered the privilege of visiting with children in grades 4-8 to help guide them in considering some of their questions - particularly their questions about God, the Bible, Jesus, morality, or... Read More


Covenant Weekly - October 24, 2017

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9 In the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Pete Scazerro describes this as a "tragically misinterpreted verse." He says, "Most... Read More