Coronavirus / COVID-19: Learn how to both stand firm and minister through this time of difficulty.

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18 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

15 Things to Know about Coronavirus

It seems everyone is talking about the coronavirus. This provides us ample opportunity to have relevant and meaningful conversations about the trajectory of our nation. But our conversations should be governed by facts. Below are some key truths to help guide our thinking and conversations….

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A MESSAGE OF HOPE FROM A CHINESE CHRISTIAN TO AMERICA

A Message of Hope from a Chinese Christian to America

Not meeting in my local church building for Sunday worship because of the coronavirus reminded me of my church experience in China before becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Our gatherings were forced to scatter; our meeting places were bulldozed; believers were threatened and arrested. Christians in China are still persecuted for their faith, resulting in a lot of unknowns for tomorrow among God’s people. Nonetheless…

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HOW TO LOVE OTHERS IN A PANDEMIC

How to Love Others in a Pandemic

Loving others in the midst of a pandemic begins with purging fear from our spirits. First John 4:18 reminds us, “There is no fear in love.” If we fixate on personal risk, worrisome hypothetical scenarios, and unknown factors, we will be ill-equipped to reach out to anyone. Instead, these things will foster within us a…

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GOD’S REMEDY FOR AN INFECTED NATION

God's Remedy for an Infected Nation

What is the church’s message during this time of national difficulty? For weeks, America’s elected officials have worked overtime to propagate a message of social distancing and increased hygiene. What about the church? Are God’s people working overtime to propagate a particular message to an infected nation filled with fear and anxiety? … provides God’s people with an action plan for aligning our hearts with the heart of God in times of crisis….

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PREPARING TO MINISTER IN A PANDEMIC

Preparing to Minister Through the Difficulties of Coronavirus

Two things offer Christians a great advantage in understanding what is transpiring around us. In Matthew chapter 22, some religious leaders asked Jesus a question. These were people trying to make sense of the world around them, but…

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EVALUATING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC FROM A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE

Evaluating the Coronavirus Pandemic from a Christian Perspective

Perhaps the most debilitating symptom of the coronavirus is fear. Officially a global pandemic, and declared a national emergency in America, the coronavirus is producing widespread fear and panic. Is this fear merited? And what should our mindset be as Christians in this time of national anxiety?

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HOW A STRIPPER-POLE HALFTIME SUPER BOWL SHOW CAN GIVE US HOPE

How a Stripper Pole Halftime Super Bowl Show Can Give Us Hope

“The #Superbowl is the only time of the year when it is socially acceptable to watch half-naked women with your family.” This was the reaction of a 16-year old boy after watching the Super Bowl LIV halftime show…. More shocking to some was Jennifer Lopez who made her entrance clutching a stripper pole, performing her risqué dance routines in front of her 11-year-old daughter. At one point, she even mimicked the crucified Christ atop her stripper pole as throngs of dancers bowed before her…

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A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

A Matter of Life and Death

Abortion deaths are down significantly from the 56 million global average between 2010 and 2014. Nevertheless, abortion remains the world’s leading cause of death, killing more than 42 million innocent babies in 2019. To put this into perspective, the total number of deaths by every other cause in 2019 was 58.6 million…

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IMPEACHMENT: WHEN WE JUDGE OURSELVES

Impeachment - When We Judge Ourselves

The dramatic impeachment of President Trump has been filled with more twists, plot gaps, and anti-climactic revelations than any soap opera. Never has there been such a partisan impeachment process. Throughout the entire ordeal…

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