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Capitol Hill Baptist Church Meets Again after Successful Lawsuit over COVID Restrictions

Capitol Hill Baptist Church Meets Again after Successful Lawsuit over COVID Restrictions The 850-member Capitol Hill Baptist Church gathered for the first time since March in Washington D.C. this past weekend after a successful lawsuit against the District over COVID-19 restrictions.The church, which had been meeting in the less restrictive Virginia, gathered in Anacostia Park... Read more

Being cross about Covid won’t help

(Photo: Unsplash/VeraDavidova)Twenty-five years ago, I was sitting on a park bench in Sheffield feeling very sorry for myself. I had blown it - again. I doubt I'm the only one who's ever been embarrassed by being stuck in a behavioural loop our own worst enemy. For me it was about my desperate search for a... Read more

COVID Has Already Shut Down Some Churches, Don’t Let it Cancel Christmas, Too

COVID Has Already Shut Down Some Churches, Don't Let it Cancel Christmas, Too The shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child bring hope to kids who desperately need to feel Gods love. But during this time when the coronavirus pandemic is making it nearly impossible to just go to church, its even harder to get these boxes... Read more

My Covid symptoms were ‘never that bad’, says Greg Laurie

Pastor Greg Laurie speaking at SoCal Harvest in Anaheim, California, on Aug. 23, 2019.Courtesy of HarvestGreg Laurie is preparing to return to the pulpit this Sunday after making a quick recovery from coronavirus.  The Harvest pastor was one of a number of people to come down with Covid-19 after attending a White House event.  In... Read more

Bethel Is Weathering a COVID Outbreak as Churches Cope With the Pandemic | RELEVANT

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak at Redding, California, megachurch Bethel, we look at what major faith leaders are saying about whether or not congregations should be gathering in-person again. Here’s the latest RELEVANT News:   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkeJp_EZajc[/embed]   See Also   Article/Post Source

Despite Some Politicians Saying COVID is Disappearing, Six States Set New Record | RELEVANT

The daily rise in coronavirus cases set new records worldwide and in six states in the U.S. Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma and West Virginia all had record single-day increases in cases on Friday, according to NBC News’ tally. The World Health Organization meanwhile announced that 350,766 new infections were reported Friday, surpassing by... Read more

SNL Drops This Weekends Musical Guest Because, COVID | RELEVANT

Heres a tip: If youre a rising country star and getting a mainstream king-maker opportunity by being the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, you might want to take it seriously. That apparently wasnt the thinking for The Voice alum Morgan Wallen, who was scheduled to be tomorrows musical guest with host Bill Burr, before... Read more

Trump says Covid diagnosis was a ‘blessing from God’

Donald Trump is calling his coronavirus infection a "blessing from God" after making his return to the Oval Office.  He spent three nights in hospital but was back in the White House by Tuesday morning, where he has been continuing his recovery. A memo from the White House on Thursday night announced that the President... Read more

Andy Mineo on How to Lose the COVID Fifteen | RELEVANT

There are, unfortunately, a lot of ways to get unhealthy in pandemic era. Many of us are still staying inside, and gyms across the U.S. are largely shuttered in an attempt to keep people trying to get healthy from getting sick instead. If you’ve packed on a quarantine fifteen, no need to be ashamed. You... Read more

9 Romantic Ways to Get the Quality Time You Need, Even during COVID

Whether you reserve a spot at a campsite or blow up the air mattress and pitch a tent in the yard, camping is one way to appreciate the outdoors with a measure of privacy.If youre at a campsite, bask in Gods creations by observing the wildlife around you, taking a walk in nature at sunset,... Read more

‘Don’t Be Afraid of COVID’: President Donald Trump Released from the Hospital

'Don't Be Afraid of COVID': President Donald Trump Released from the Hospital Less than 30 days away from the election, President Donald Trump was released from Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday evening following a positive COVID-19 test on Thursday, according to Fox News.The President stayed for three days at the military hospital. His doctors... Read more

San Francisco Mayor Eases One-Person COVID Restriction on Houses of Worship

San Francisco Mayor Eases One-Person COVID Restriction on Houses of Worship San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced, houses of worship may reopen to 25 percent capacity or up to 100 people, due to the citys declining infection and case rates.Breed was previously under fire for limiting gatherings at houses of worship to one person.We know... Read more

Churches join in praying for schools during Covid pandemic

(Photo: Pexels/Jessica Lewis)Churches and Christians are praying for schools across the UK today as they face unprecedented challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.  The National Day of Prayer for Schools is an initiative of the Pais Movement and is being backed by CARE and the Diocese of Blackburn, which is encouraging local churches to take part. ... Read more

Poll: America’s Faith in a COVID Vaccine Is Dwindling | RELEVANT

President Donald Trump has lately been hinting that a vaccine for the coronavirus will be ready to go before the election, but will anyone care? A new poll from Axios-Ipsos shows that Americans on both sides of the political aisle are quickly losing their faith in a coronavirus vaccine, with increasingly few numbers saying they’re... Read more

Archbishop of Canterbury challenges Government’s ‘addiction to centralisation’ in handling of Covid crisis

The national response to coronavirus should be more localised and less centralised, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.  In a joint comment with the Bishop of London in The Telegraph, Justin Welby warned that the Government's handling of the pandemic may be hampered if it continues to insist on a centralised response.  He argued that... Read more

Spring Harvest planning 2021 gathering with ‘Covid guarantee’

Spring Harvest is attended by thousands of Christians, many of them families, each year(Photo: Spring Harvest)The organisers of Spring Harvest, one of the UK's largest annual Christian events, are pushing ahead with plans for the 2021 gathering. This year's gathering was cancelled for the first time in the event's history because of the coronavirus pandemic, with... Read more

Church pastors facing destitution as tithes dry up in Covid crisis

(Photo: Open Doors UK & Ireland)Pastors around the world are facing destitution and even starvation because of the devastating impact of Covid on church tithes. The pandemic has forced churches around the world to close their doors, which has in countries that rely on cash giving led to severe financial hardship for the pastors.  Many... Read more

North Korea is in the grip of ‘Covid epidemic, economic meltdown and famine’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army.ReutersNorth Korea has been pushed to the brink by Covid-19, an economic meltdown and famine, says a defector.  Timothy Cho, who escaped from North Korea and now works for Open Doors, said there were "multiple... Read more

UK Church called to prayer in response to Covid crisis

(Photo: Unsplash/Martin Sanchez)The UK Church is being asked to unite in prayer for the world's poorest nations that are struggling as a result of Covid-19.  Stewardship is asking churches across the UK to join in prayer for the global crisis on Sunday 13 September.  It is partnering with Christian humanitarian agencies Tearfund, World Vision, A21... Read more

Many churches have survived Covid only by ‘the skin of their teeth’

(Photo: Unsplash/Annie Spratt)Many churches have had to make "drastic changes" to their ministry and may not have survived Covid at all if the pandemic had been as bad as originally feared, says Andy Hunter, FIEC's Scotland & North of England Director. "Many churches will survive 2020 by 'the skin of their teeth'," said in an... Read more

The Covid blame game won’t help anyone

(Photo: Unsplash/John Cameron)It's more than half gone, but 2020 feels like a year that might be best removed from the calendar. There are echoes from the song in Jesus Christ Superstar: 'Could we start again please?' Such disruption of everything, on a global scale. Just when it seemed that we were coming out of this... Read more

Some churches will not survive Covid, Barna president predicts

(Photo: Unsplash/Gregory Hayes)As many as one in five churches may shutter completely because of the fallout from Covid-19, the president of prestigious Christian research organization, Barna Group, predicts. David Kinnaman told NPR that churches had been coping well with the pandemic in the early stages, but things have become increasingly tougher.  One of the challenges for... Read more

Financial impact of Covid has been ‘catastrophic’, says Diocese of Sodor and Man

The Diocese of Sodor and Man will run out of money in five years "maximum", according to the report(Photo: Facebook/Diocese of Sodor and Man)Covid-19 has left the Diocese of Sodor and Man in dire financial straits, a new report reveals.  The concerns are laid out in the Diocesan Strategy for Church Buildings 2020, which warns... Read more

Low income families financially worse off after months of Covid

(Photo: Unsplash/Jehu Christan)The coronavirus pandemic has had an adverse financial impact on low income families, new research has found. A study by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the Church of England found that eight in 10 low income families had been left worse off as a result of Covid-19.  Nearly half said they... Read more

COVID Clashes with Capitalism Culture and a Return to School – Christ and Pop Culture

Public school culture is changing. No matter how desperate we are to imagine any sense of normalcy, normal school has been changing for some time now. And with the pandemic thrusting the changes before our eyes, we are responding in ways that reveal the dangerous treasures of our hearts. With existing and imminent returns to... Read more

At what point do Covid mandates on worship become overkill?

(Photo: Unsplash/Pedro Lima)Recently, a few news outlets asked, "What's going on in California?" That question prompted me to write these articles (you can view the first one here.) With the beach gatherings, along with Pastors Jack Hibbs', Rob McCoy's, and John MacArthur's bold stances, we decided to launch a Saturday night service in Lancaster, California,... Read more

Christian Colleges and COVID: A Gospel Moment

A Los Angeles Times reporter recently asked me what changes Biola University students might see on account of the COVID-19 pandemic when they return to campus in the fall. I recited our expectations, which include cloth face coverings, less density in classrooms, one-way sidewalks, and disinfecting rigor. She took notes and then asked if anything... Read more

The Covid Highway | Devotional by Marilyn Ehle

[ad_1] When our youngsters have been small, we took a mini-holiday in a small journey trailer on america southern border. Mexico was so shut and the chance to go to such a good looking nation was too good to cross up so my husband regarded for a spot on the aspect of the highway to... Read more

Three Methods COVID Cures Porn Habit

[ad_1] COVID is altering every part. We dont know the way precisely, however its clear that issues won't ever be the identical. I've to be sincere; the size of this example feels just like September 11, 2001. It is a international state of affairs that can have long-term international ramifications.I'm ever the opportunist. I notice... Read more