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Post a Comment » Written on December 23rd, 2009     
Filed under: News
By Don Meyer

CHICAGO, IL (December 23, 2009) – Hardly a week goes by that we do not receive a few comments from readers on stories published as part of the Covenant online news report.

We will share from time to time some of those responses generated through the “comments” link attached to each published story. This kind of feedback is very helpful to our Covenant News Service staff as we seek to identify and publish stories of great interest to a broad spectrum of online readers of this report.

Following are comments relating to recently published stories, edited in some cases for length. To read a particular story of interest, search for the headline.

Chicago Celtic Band Braves Storm to Minister in Iowa

Pam Arentson of Redwood Falls, MN, writes: This is the church where I grew up and it was great to see this story. How great that this band entertained the people of the community to raise funds for the pool. It’s great to see Christian people get involved in supporting their community! Lanyon Covenant was a great church to grow up in!

David Wenell of St. Louis Park, MN, writes: It’s great that a band like The Crossing would go to a small town like Lanyon. I wish we still lived in Iowa so we could have attended!

He Has the Job Sports Fans Would Love to Have

Jim Ressegieu of LaVista, NE, writes: Great story, not only about a man who emphasizes character in sports, but also being a model of a Christian in the sports department of his station.

Small Ministry Delivers Big Impact Using Medical Test Kits

Judith McCullough of Chicago, IL, writes: I witnessed Alynne’s work at her church in North Easton, Massachusetts, when I served as interim pastor there. She is an amazing woman with a true servant heart – God has used her in wonderful ways. Thank you for sharing this latest accomplishment in her ministry.

Big Things for God? Try Little Things for People

Leonard Hardin of Longmont, CO, writes: Thanks for such an uplifting insight into the plan for the body of God’s people. The message you share has so much meaning for me about the Evangelical Covenant Church. Thank you so much.

Sports Creates Pathway to Share Gospel in Russia

Lurlene Anderson of Spring Valley, CA, writes: I am praying that God will supply your financial needs – and hire back those radio staff people! May God continue to bless your wonderful programs!

Family, Community Mourn Death of 11-Year-Old

Heidi Winter of Palmer, AK, writes: My heart goes out to this Christian family who have lost their dear daughter so suddenly! May her loss, heaven’s gain, somehow bring many others into the kingdom!

CWR Unveils New Logo, Expanded Web Content

Gwen Luepke of Des Moines, IA, writes: The explanation for the logo is moving and appropriate. My only concern is for all those who do not read the explanation. My impression before reading the explanation was this: Is this just about getting clean water to those in developing countries?

Christians: Make the Goodness of God Believable

Geneva Robinson of Aurora, CO, writes: There is so much suffering in the system of this world – the sufferings of sin and death. Where do you start, when you see so many needs? Just to get people to desire God is almost a losing battle, let alone care for others. Your word brought encouragement and hope. Thanks!

Older Stories

Occasionally we receive comments about stories published some time ago. Most often, readers come across them while topically perusing search engines or when visiting the online Covenant News Archive maintained by Covenant News Service. We appreciate reader comments at any time about any story that has appeared as part of our online Covenant news report.

ECCAK Partnering with Danish Church in Greenland

John Kamya of Kampala, Uganda, writes: This is really incredible! It was wonderful. And I hope God’s glory penetrated to all during the tour. May God bless you for all you did.

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