Church Life

The Church after Covid – Where Is It Going?

"In the post-lockdown world, healthy churches are likely to be almost reconnecting at 'full strength,' again depending on size and circumstances. Our small group is able to hold services (somewhat reduced in frequency) in conformity to distancing recommendations. If we were larger, we would do as we hear of others doing, holding multiple “spread out” services so that we can persist in gathering together as the Bible calls us to do." - Don Johnson

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“Why stay in a church with difficult people?...there is a special kind of sanctification that can only happen in a family.”

"The household of faith that Paul talks about is the place where you are voluntarily around people that you don’t like or have let you down." - F&T

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10 Church Members God Especially Calls Me To Love

" under-shepherd knows he doesn’t tend sheep because tending sheep is fun; rather, he tends sheep because his master, the True Shepherd, has called him to. He knows he has not been called to a life of ease, but a life of service, even to those who sometimes make that service a trial." - Challies

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Is Social Distancing a Christ-Like Response to Covid-19?

"[H]ow can we practically serve God during this season dominated by Covid-19? Three main ways: 1. Diligently praise God for His sovereignty. 2. Through the power of the Holy Spirit, do not give in to fear. 3. By God’s grace, serve those in our communities who are the most at risk of being adversely affected by Covid-19." - John Ellis

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LifeWay develops free coronavirus response training resources for churches

"As the coronavirus spreads in the U.S., congregations are facing a situation many have never considered. In response, the LifeWay Leadership team has developed pandemic response resources that are being made available for free to assist pastors and church leaders at" - BPNews

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