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Is It Ever Permissible for a Christian to Refuse Medical Treatment?

Video: "Today, we have many medical advances that enable us to prolong our lives. Are Christians responsible to take advantage of these technologies? Is it ever permissible to refuse them? From one of our live events, R.C. Sproul reflects on these difficult questions." - Ligonier

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National Cathedral tolls bell 300 times as United States passes 300,000 COVID-19 deaths

"Washington National Cathedral on Dec. 15 tolled its [largest] bell 300 times, once for every 1,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States, as another grim milestone in the pandemic coincided this week with the promise of hope offered by a vaccine." - ENS

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Why We Plan to Get Vaccinated: A Christian Moral Perspective

"Unless we consider the moral shape of the challenges confronting us as a society, we will be overwhelmed by the loud, often extreme voices reducing complex decisions about vaccinations to rival narratives that pit individual sovereignty against state authority. We write as three Christian ethicists who believe the moral tradition we speak from not only can inform how Christians should think about their responsibility to be vaccinated against COVID-19 but can also illuminate public debate" - Public Discourse

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ERLC: What you should know about the COVID-19 RNA vaccines

"RNA vaccines have significant advantages over some other vaccines. They are not infectious, meaning there is no chance the vaccine will give you the disease it is immunizing you against. The vaccine also has a very low risk of triggering an unwanted immune reaction, since it is nothing more than a blueprint for ribosomes to make proteins—something your body already does every day." - ERLC

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Love God and Health-Care Workers by Taking COVID-19 Seriously

"If hospitals are already suffering under the strain, what do you think is going to happen in a couple of weeks when the record-breaking number of cases from last week (and, undoubtedly, the coming weeks) begins to translate into patients needing hospitalization?" - J. Ellis

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Why I believe the Apostle Paul would choose to wear a mask

"It would be difficult to argue that Paul was a patsy. He was nobody’s fool... Paul was thoughtfully and carefully engaged in culture and seemed to know exactly how to handle himself regardless of the circumstances. In his own words: 'I have become all things to all people, so that I may by all means save some.

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Anti-Vaxxers and COVID-19 Denial

"... an important and informative paper authored by epidemiologist Dr. Tara C. Smith and law professor and vaccine advocate Dr. Dorit Reiss. I’ve linked to the journal article below. I urge you to read it. Not only to help serve as a bulwark in your own mind against the fallacious arguments and downright lies being exponentially spread online, but also as an aid for those unpleasant conversations you may find yourself in with COVID-19 deniers." - John Ellis

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