No matter how we plan, people in disaster situations are notably bad at assessing risk and predictably overconfident about the control they have over their environment. Nor can church leaders control the behavior of whoever might walk in the door.
It's almost unheard of to go into a Southern Baptist church and not have a plate passed for donations — until now. About 800 church leaders from across the country participated in a Florida Family Policy Council video conference on the coronavirus impact and what to
Lothar Wieler, the head of the German government’s disease control agency, the Robert Koch Institute, specifically warned on Tuesday that communal singing was ill-advised. “Evidence shows that during singing, the virus drops appear to fly particularly far,” he said.
A federal judge has denied a Kentucky church’s bid to block enforcement of the governor's restrictions on faith-based gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge David Hale in Louisville on Saturday night rejected a motion for a restraining order by Maryville Baptist Church
The Justice Department took the rare step on Tuesday of weighing in on the side of an independent Baptist church in Mississippi where local officials had tried to stop Holy Week services broadcast to congregants sitting in their cars in the parking lot.
As states issue stay-at-home orders and bar gatherings, some evangelical Christians — those who believe they are a persecuted minority — have become convinced that religious freedom is under attack. The war on Christmas is now the war on Easter.