Month: March 2020

What does church look like during and after this pandemic?

You may remember a post from Jesus Name Network’s Unfiltered blog titled, Stop grandstanding when pastors cancel service. Since then, we’ve seen many churches move to online services and direct nonessential staff to stay home and watch. It is amazing to see how much good can come from technology. In the early days, church was …

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Checks and Stay-at-Home Orders: How far and how long?

As of the writing of this article, New York and California have ordered all citizens to stay at home. With Gavin Newsome and Andrew Cuomo ordered their respective states to stay home and not go out, should we expect other states to follow suit? Personally, I would expect more states to fall in line with …

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100% of New York workforce must stay home | ABC News

Source: ABC News The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people worldwide, mostly in Italy and China. The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica as well as every European country since emerging in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. There are more than 246,000 diagnosed cases globally, according …

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Christians, Let’s Flatten the Curve But Remain a ‘Religion for the Sick’

Physicians reflect theologically on three unique Christian contributions to COVID-19 preparations. Over the past week, the world has turned its full attention to the protein-thorned crown of COVID-19. It is rare to experience such a widespread global unease, in which we all find ourselves dwelling on the very same thing. In a way, the noise …

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Progressive group’s analysis finds Stacey Abrams is Biden’s best choice. Here’s why. | NBC News

Source: NBC News WASHINGTON — Stacey Abrams would be the strongest running mate for Joe Biden in the November election against President Donald Trump, according to an analysis by a progressive think tank. Way to Win, a women-led network of deep-pocketed donors, commissioned Data for Progress to look into potential vice presidential picks after Super Tuesday, when Biden ran up an …

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California issues statewide stay-at-home order in coronavirus fight | NBC News

Source: NBC News The governor of California on Thursday evening issued a statewide stay-at-home order to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. The order, which takes effect Thursday night, asks residents to leave their homes only when necessary. It will remain in place until further notice. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement came about an hour after …

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Tax Day moving to July 15 amid coronavirus crisis, Mnuchin announces | Fox News

Source: Fox News Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday that the deadline for filing federal taxes will move from April 15 to July 15 — a move to ease the burden the coronavirus outbreak has put on individuals and the economy. “At @realDonaldTrump’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15. All taxpayers and businesses will have this …

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NIH Director: COVID-19 Mortality Rate Is Probably 10 Times Higher Than the Flu

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, says NIH is already working on testing out vaccines on volunteers to see if injecting bits of the COVID-19 coronavirus (not enough to infect someone) would be enough for the body to create antibodies against it. However, many trials are planned, meaning the vaccine isn’t …

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Experimental drug holds promise for treating the coronavirus | NBC News

There are early signs that an experimental treatment for people who become very sick from the coronavirus may start working within 24 hours of the first dose. The treatment, an antiviral therapy called remdesivir, is thought to work by blocking the virus from reproducing itself in the body. “It basically stops the production of the …

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Is This Sin Causing a Breach in Your Spiritual Covering?

Have you ever cried out for breakthrough, wondering if it would ever come? Do you have patterns that hinder your life, but that you cannot seem to change? Sometimes these struggles are due to a breakdown in relationship—whether with God due to sin, with others whom God has placed in our lives or with authorities …

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Trump to seek $500 billion in direct payments to Americans

Saying that ‘in a sense’ he is ‘a wartime president,’ President Donald Trump wants Congress to approve $500 billion in new spending to send money directly to American households reeling from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The post Trump to seek $500 billion in direct payments to Americans appeared first on Worthy Christian News. Saying that …

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Pastor’s Simple Obedience Sparks Revival Among Mexico’s Assassins

God, how do I pray for a city?” That was Pastor Alfonso “Poncho” Murguía’s question as he set up camp in a public park in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, almost 20 years ago. A public park may not seem like the safest place to spend the night, especially in Juárez, the largest city in Chihuahua state—and …

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