While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, spreading to more people in various places, the Gospel also continues to spread - and has been received by more people this year despite the lockdowns… While some preach Christ to the people, the Redeemed Quartet of rural Indiana sings instead to bring the knowledge of Christ to many. Barna Group's President David Kinnaman will be taking an extended leave of absence following his wife's death. A former Air Force chaplain who has served for 30 years gets discharged after preaching his views against sexual immorality, reports say. Authorities in Beijing broke up a 16-year-old Christian prayer network and shut down its member churches.
A church with only 35 members touched thousands of Christians in Pakistan in the midst of lack due to the COVID 19 pandemic. An emotional Adrienne Houghton talked about how God used former Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz in her decision to come back to church. Church leaders are resorting to legal means, making a stand against the UK's decision to ban worship services with the coronavirus situation worsening once more. Hillsong has clarified the reason behind its move to investigate its NYC Branch. A survey reveals that according to nearly half of Protestant pastors in the U.S., the economic lockdowns enforced due to the current pandemic have negatively affected churches, particularly their finances. State security officials seized two priests and more than a dozen nuns and seminarians from an underground Catholic community in Baoding, Hebei Province, China, reports said.
World’s First American Sign Language Bible Opens Doors For Multiple Translations In Other Sign Languages Outside US
The deaf Christian community recently celebrated the completion of the first ever full digital sign language Bible in the world called the American Sign Language Version (ASLV). The ASLV Bible took nearly four decades to finish. Police recently raided a Christian gathering in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province in China and seized the pastor along with some members. This shows the continued persecution Christians face in the Communist country. Volunteers who traveled to Santa Cruz helped residents who were in need and Mount Hermon, a Christian camp near Felton provided a place to stay for three days or more. Throughout the wildfire, many believers recalled to God and people found hope in Christ. At least 22 people made first-time decision… The children leave a heartbreaking comment upon their parent's misfortune death. The son, Kevin Quetant spoke. "They were in their house where the invader came in and I guess found mom and dad, and shot both of them. The invaders ransacked their home and stole many of their belongings. It just feels…