Brazil (MNN) Sammy Tippit Ministries has been forward of the curve on digital Church presence; now, COVID-19 makes it extra needed than ever.
We now have reported on Sammy Tippit Ministries efforts to create small teams over WhatsApp. This digital presence turns out to be useful as a pandemic has separated Christians across the globe. Learn extra about these applications right here.
Tippit says this imaginative and prescient for a digital connection between Christians was born in Brazil. They use not solely Fb and YouTube and people shops, however in addition they use WhatsApp. Individuals [there] have damaged down into small teams. And they also’re capable of minister to individuals in a way more intimate approach and assist individuals know what’s occurring within the lives of others . . . By WhatsApp, they’re capable of keep up a correspondence with them, minister to them and assist them. Tippit says hundreds of Christians in Brazil have joined these small teams.
This implies the Church in Brazil will keep linked within the weeks forward, at the same time as Brazil has change into an epicenter of COVID-19. The nation lately recorded its highest day of deaths to this point and has the 7th highest case rely on the planet, in addition to the 6th highest loss of life rely.
Writing a e book
Many pastors and theologians have written books concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, and Sammy Tippit Ministries now has its personal.
What makes this e book distinctive? Sammy Tippit says, That is the second, that is the time to name for revival. I started to try this via our Fb pages and our posts that now we have in several languages. However [God] additionally put it on my coronary heart to truly create and write a e book calling for revival.
The quick e book encourages Christians to see the pandemic and the following uncertainty as a possibility to lean ever extra into the Holy Spirit.
Tippit says, I feel that we’re at a second the place this could possibly be a vital second within the historical past of the Church. This [already] is a novel second in historical past due to the pandemic. Nevertheless it could possibly be a really strategic second for the Church.
So Paulo, the most important metropolis in Brazil. (Photograph courtesy of Luciano Teixeira from Pixabay)