In episode 50 of Dangerous Dogma, Michael Livingston, interim senior minister at Riverside Church in New York City, talks about the history of Riverside and what it has been like to lead that congregation. He also discusses his time with Interfaith Worker Justice and the
Every church has adjusted some aspects of ministry since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But some congregations are already turning from the question of how to shift from the current moment toward changes for the long-term future.
From online campaigns for justice to popular TikTok challenges, Black young adults are at the forefront of social media trends. But when it comes to the Black Church, the same cannot be said — it has lagged behind in the rush to go digital.
Three months into America’s fight against COVID-19, how has engagement with services — both online and in-person — continues to evolve? Here are some key things we’ve learned during this unique period in our nation’s history and our worship gatherings.
As governmental and health officials across the U.S. warned last week about the need for social distancing and other measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the U.S., some pastors openly scoffed at the suggestions of canceling — but now even many of those
Baptists in the neighboring countries of Germany and Poland are taking similar precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus, even as the two nations currently face drastically different situations from the global pandemic.
As coronavirus spreads in the United States, many religious services are moving online to help prevent the spread of the outbreak. The decisions to cancel services at some Baptist and other Christian churches follow similar moves in recent weeks in other countries, including in Asia