The German media reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping directly demanded the World Health Organization (WHO) to delay the declaration of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in January this year. A 113-year-old woman has made history as the oldest woman in Spain and now she's setting more records as she officially becomes the country's oldest coronavirus survivor. On Wednesday China stepped up its use of anti-terrorism rhetoric regarding the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong that has permeated throughout the semi-autonomous region since 2019, calling it a "political virus" and a "dark, destructive force." And said there will never be stability amid the ongo…
COVID-19 Conversations: Online Attendance Is Balancing, While Financial Giving Continues to Trend Low
Barna recently reported findings of the church trending responses as they collected data from different churches to see how the church leaders and their congregations are faring in the emergence of COVID-19 pandemic. The results displayed a stable level of attendance for online services and the fina… Clinicians from Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston reported that the majority of even most severe COVID-19 symptoms patients can be sufficiently treated with existing therapies. Those who require ventilators in intensive care units get better when they … Jesus is the ultimate example of someone who brought joy out of sorrow. Jesus brought joy out of weeping, his agony, and his weeping was substitutionary; therefore, his punishment and his weeping brought an ultimate harvest of joy. The extreme persecution of North Korea toward Christians is beyond imagination. The #1 Ranked 1 as the most dangerous place for Christians by Opendoors, put people in Prison camp when they follow Jesus and give back-breaking labor with intentionally brutal schedules-all in an effort to "break" priso… The best-known pastor for planting The Journey megachurch in St. Louis in 2002, Darrin Patrick died Thursday night after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. People are gathered to take in-hold service at Fellowship Church. The senior pastor calls it a blessing to be at church throughout this moment. Churches desperately give out reasons why they must re-open. Churches deny asking for permission if Gov. Newsom doesn't put in further action. Hong Kong police made a mass arrest of some 230 people at protests on Mother’s Day. The anti-government protests, sparked by the now-withdrawn extradition bill last June that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial, have picked back up in the city after week… State of Washington Governor Jay Inslee revised the stay-at-home order that forbids religious gathering of any size in response to the COVID-19 pandemic after one man sued the State last month. Pastors and missionaries offering outreach services to the migrants say they run an enormous risk living in China, because repatriation could result in immediate torture and death at the hands of guards on the other side of the bridge. President Donald Trump made a speech affirming that America is opening up the country again in a safe way and will get the economy back to where it was sooner than what people would expect. Trump emphasized the importance of safety; he wants to open up America in a safe way that everybody should kno… OpenDoors introduced the life of North Korean believer, who went through persecution her whole life, still kept her faith and served Jesus Christ even while she was tortured in the prison camp.