The Art of Welcoming: A 3-part Series on the Vision and Practice of Hospitality

February 10, 2020
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Part One: Talking with Sarah Krause

Sarah’s life is a welcome sign. A young math teacher fresh out of college, she has a lot on her plate, but never too much to ignore hospitality. Interviewing her was a huge treat, and we came away freshly inspired to live like Jesus. You’ll be encouraged no matter your age, but if you’re a younger woman, read on and glean some great ideas for how to change your world in an unlikely way.

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Book Recommendation: 7 Myths About Singleness by Sam Allberry

February 3, 2020
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Sam Allberry has authored a spectacular book, addressing seven assumptions about singleness that are simply untrue. In turn, he illuminates a biblical picture of singleness, all the while pointing to the goodness of God.  

Allberry points to Jesus first, as proof that marriage, romantic fulfillment, and sexual experience are not intrinsic to being a full human being. He presents God’s counter-cultural truth, highlighting wrong thinking I didn’t even realize had crept into my mind. I wish that all people, single and married, would read this book!

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An Interview with Felicia Corrigan

January 27, 2020
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Felicia lives in West Chester with her husband, Jay, and their young son, Ezra. She’s been attending Covenant since 2017, when a friend invited her. She found community almost instantly and loves being part of the church family. She and Jay have been married for almost two years and attend the Altieris’ community group. 

Felicia, you’re still a newlywed. What have you been learning about marriage?
I’m learning how to be a better communicator, especially in conflict. I tend to run away in fear when I sin and shut down when I feel hurt, but Jay encourages me to face and confess my sins and express my hurts. He leads so well in communication and in asking for and granting forgiveness.

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The Famous Baked Oatmeal Recipe

January 23, 2020
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We had a wonderful time at our women’s breakfast this past Saturday, despite the threat of snow! Meghan Mellinger shared a message on being women of the whole Word, and it is well worth listening to if you missed it. Our next breakfast is scheduled for April 18th, 2020.

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