Some churches in Kansas suspended indoor, in-person worship services and the capital city’s zoo even tightened its rules as the the state set another record Friday (Nov. 13) for new coronavirus cases.
As religious services went online due to coronavirus, a paradox emerged: Worshipers were connected via the internet to a potentially wide community, but it felt like a more private affair. This is not the first time tensions between private worship and public expressions of religion
The vast majority of U.S. Protestant churches say they are holding in-person services, but churchgoers have yet to attend in the numbers they did before the coronavirus pandemic struck.
Private decisions almost always have public consequences, so we debate these questions online and in the public square. We lob our opinions at one another, convinced that our team has the right answers. In the middle of the chaos, I can’t help but wonder, Are we
Preacher-musician Sean Feucht stages Nashville concert, ignoring Covid-19 precautions.
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Author D.L. Mayfield reflects on her experience of attending an evangelical concert framed as a response to protests against racial injustices.
Editor Brian Kaylor argues that too often we miss the political implications of worship because we’ve privatized our religious practices and compartmentalized our faith. But worship is inherently a protest.
A battle of wills between a California musician known for a series of open-air Christian worship concerts around the country and the city of Seattle, Washington, which denied him a park venue for a Labor Day concert, ended with a two-hour “worship protest” being held
More than two dozen people joined the brightly colored flotilla for Kayak Church on Sunday (Aug. 30) as Faith UCC, like so many other churches across the country, dips its toes into meeting together in person after months apart during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Keith Getty’s life is usually filled with singing. Almost all of it with groups of fellow Christians — which he says is one of the primary tasks of his faith and one made difficult during COVID-19. Now, his annual “Sing!” conference is going virtual.