Members of the Evangelical Theological Society released a joint statement called "Evangelical Statement on the Gospel and Racism" on Monday of June 15, 2020 condemning racism as "contrary to the evang… Shaun King, an American writer and civil-rights activist shared a post on Twitter demanding images of white Jesus be torn down. "They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been," King shared in h… Pastors and Leaders from different denominations come together in a video titled "Baptisms: It's On Me" which was released by North American Mission Board (NAMB), a domestic missions agency of the Sou… Louie Giglio, an Atlanta pastor at an evangelical megachurch, Passion City Church, apologized for using the phrase "white blessing" to explain "white privilege." European churches are coming back into live worship as many churches have reopened with restrictions for safety. Hoping Coronavirus could disappear for good, churches are excited and worried at the sa…
A Kentucky pastor, joined by at least 50 other churches for an online petition, urges religious leaders across the nation to "step up and roar" for the right for worship amid coronavirus restrictions over churches. The Central Bible Baptist Church in New York with around 40 members held a drive-in service and had to discontinue its worship after being threatened by the Massena Police Department that a fine of up to $1,000 would be imposed, on Friday challenged the claim that drive-in services violate Gov. Andr… 10 churches are suing Gov. Kate Brown for the COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders claiming it to be unconstitutional. A group of Oregon churches and individuals have asked a judge to rule that Gov.Kate Brown's social distancing order infringes over them due to the coronavirus pandemic are unconstitutional. Ken Braddy, the director of Sunday school for LifeWay Christian Resources and the author of several books, including "Breathing Life Into Sunday School" recently shared the Baptist News about 24 Questions that the churches must answer before welcoming people back.
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… 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 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.