Keillor, Philip

Philip Keillor was a long-time member of Arbor Covenant Church in Madison, Wisconsin. He was a coastal engineer and was active in local organizations that provide services to homeless people and promote justice and diversity in the community.

Redefining the Covenant, Parts I, II, & III ()

The Evangelical Covenant Church of America (ECCA) appears to be redefining itself as it solidifies positions taken on controversial issues. This action has costs: moving the ECCA away from its treasured affirmation of freedom in Christ and weakening some of its claimed distinctives.

Redefining the Covenant, Parts I, II, & III ()

The Evangelical Covenant Church of America (ECCA) appears to be redefining itself as it solidifies positions taken on controversial issues. This action has costs: moving the ECCA away from its treasured affirmation of freedom in Christ and weakening some of its claimed distinctives.

Redefining the Covenant, Parts I, II, & III ()

The Evangelical Covenant Church of America (ECCA) appears to be redefining itself as it solidifies positions taken on controversial issues. This action has costs: moving the ECCA away from its treasured affirmation of freedom in Christ and weakening some of its claimed distinctives.

Redefining the Covenant, Parts I, II, & III ()

The Evangelical Covenant Church of America (ECCA) appears to be redefining itself as it solidifies positions taken on controversial issues. This action has costs: moving the ECCA away from its treasured affirmation of freedom in Christ and weakening some of its claimed distinctives.

Storing and Retrieving Certain Hymns for Special Occasions (Christmas 2008)

I hope to never forget the time I was in a congregation and singing “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” with sincere, joyous feeling—for the first time in my life. The place was the Episcopal student center on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison. The occasion was a gathering of like-minded Christians from churches in the community. The reason for gathering was to celebrate the announcement of a handful of local churches who had declared themselves sanctuaries for refugees fleeing persecution from United States supported guerillas and repressive governments in an undeclared war in Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador.