A word for the journey – January 2019

“This is what the LORD Almighty said: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another.” (Zechariah 7:9 NIV) Merriam-Webster Dictionary announced recently that their “2018 Word of the Year” is “justice.” A bit ironic, of course, given how often we...

Love came down at Christmas

Dear Friends,   A few weeks before Christmas, in the year 1223, Saint Francis of Assisi staged the first recorded nativity scene in a small Italian town called Greccio. It was a reenactment of when love came to earth in the inconvenient form of an infant child.   ...

Why I support New Baptist Covenant

By Patrick Andrson As a Baptist seeking to be a follower of Jesus, I am drawn to the New Baptist Covenant because of the unique ministry it facilitates, that of racial reconciliation. White persons who claim to follow Jesus have a lot to answer for. Colonialism,...

CofA partners sponsor 12th annual ‘Hands on Kirkwood’

Covenant of Action partners Kirkwood Baptist Church and Harrison Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in suburban St. Louis joined with other churches and groups in their community to host their 12th annual “Hands on Kirkwood,” a one day mission blitz where...

A word for the journey – December 2018

This Sunday marks the beginning of Advent. It is in this time, when the days grow short and the nights long, that we are reminded to wait for the coming of the light in the darkness. Churches across the nation will pull out their advent wreaths and light the first of...

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