Christians in the U.S. might find it challenging to rely on livestreaming or Zoom meetings instead of gathering in person, but the Chinese government is preventing believers there from connecting even by those methods.
No other news outlet has provided more coverage on how different types of Baptists around the world are dealing with the global coronavirus pandemic. In fact, you’ll find reports from more than 25 countries and multiple U.S. denominations. Word&Way is devoted to telling stories about
Children who come from hard places need to have the chance to feel safe and loved, said Randy Lee, residential parent with Louisiana Baptist Children's Homes. Other children's homes in Missouri and Alabama report staff and supporters are rising to the challenges.
Christianity in the U.S. is seeing a continued decline in many expressions of faith, according to a Barna Group report published March 3. After rising from 45% in 2000 to 50% in 2009, there was a sharp drop to 31% by 2012.
For Jesus, the locked doors behind which the apostles gathered were no more a barrier than death had already placed before him. It is always easier to define barriers than to get beyond them. But this “Thomas event” declares that God's love overcomes all things.
As state and local officials across the country ban churches — like other groups — from holding gatherings of more than 10 people, and church services already sparking numerous coronavirus hotspots across the country, some politicians in Kansas have invoked Easter in a partisan fight