Boston, CAR Violence Top Most-Read List

CHICAGO, IL (May 7, 2013) – Stories about Covenanters caught up in violent circumstances were among the most-read Covenant News Service articles during the month of April.

Dave Cairns, executive director of Pilgrim Pines Conference Center, was just two-tenths of a mile short of the Boston Marathon finish line when the two bombs exploded. It was an hour and a half before he would learn that his family, who were supposed to be at the finish line, had been several blocks away. Half a world away in Central African Republic, Evangelical Covenant Church missionaries were forced to flee the country to Cameroon during a coup. Whether they will return has yet to be determined.

To read these and other stories, click on the links.

Covenant Runner Saw Both Boston Marathon Explosions

Boston Blasts: ‘Scariest Moments of My Life’

Harrowing Escape for Missionaries into Cameroon

Teter to Assume Church Planting Leader Role

Flooding Forces Cancellation of NPU Classes

Moving Moment as Youth Gather Together in Prayer

Unusual Pastor Partnership: ‘Living Out the Gospel’

Pastor Aggressively Pushing Covenant Kids Congo

Women Shave Heads to Raise Funds for Triennial

Restrepos to Serve as Latin America Coordinators




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