Leaving Home

September 20, 2021
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In 1991, as a student at West Chester University and as a new Christian, I began to attend Covenant Fellowship Church. It was the church where the rides from WCU went on Sunday morning, so it’s where I was taken. My first morning in the Gauntlett Community Center in Newtown Square is somewhat a blur, but I do specifically remember singing the chorus to Lord, I Lift Your Name on High! (Remember that gem?)  From…

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Who Are You Entertaining?

September 13, 2021
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In many ways, this has felt like a long season. So many of the rhythms and routines of our lives have been disrupted, dismantled, or canceled. Milestones, celebrations, and times of mourning bear little resemblance to plans or dreams. Disease, unrest, sorrow, frustration, anger, confusion, exasperation, fear, numbness…have I hit on anything you can relate to yet? Our home is typically a revolving door for meetings, shared meals, neighbors and friends, game nights, and other…

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A Chat with Kim Hartney

August 30, 2021
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Kim Hartney has been a faithful member of Covenant Fellowship for longer than some of us can remember. She and her husband, Michael, have three grown children and live in Delaware County. Kim’s long-term perspective on ministry is one you won’t want to miss—read on below! 

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Looking for God

August 23, 2021
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Narcissus, according to Greek mythology, fell in love with his reflection as he gazed at his mirrored image reflecting from a stream.  Consumed with himself, things did not go well for Narcissus, and he perished in his self-obsession. 

This story came to mind recently as I read a blog post that discussed the detriment of reading the Bible and looking for ourselves first. The blog writer explained that for years she read the Bible looking for herself first in Scripture, seeking encouragement, direction, and affirmation.

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