COVID-19 vaccine refusal rates may be high among white evangelical Christians, but the International Mission Board — which deploys thousands of missionaries — is not hesitant about the shot.
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When we talk about hope in everyday language we are really talking about our insecurities: who knows how things will really work out? Biblically, however, abiding hope is one of our greatest needs.
One third of all Americans are sleep deprived. I imagine pastors exceed that percentage. Take this sleep deprived quiz. Mentally check below the statements that apply to you.
Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. What better verse to meditate upon regarding our ministries?
There are many things that will try to interfere with team commitment: frustration, boredom, weariness, doubt, opportunities, distractions, and the like.
"Gatherings indoors are now riskier than they were before Delta came along," says Dr. Francis Collins, "and especially if you have unvaccinated people in the group, they are really at high risk.”
“The more we ostracize and we push creatives to the margins," says Sho Baraka, "the church will find itself continuing to fight culture wars that are dated.”
"It feels like everything's negative all the time," says Sarah Zylstra. "But there is more to the story...God is working in amazing ways all over the world."
“There is a majestic, beautiful power," says former NFL player and pastor Dr. Derwin Gray, "when [people of] unlikely difference become a community.”
“What The Village Church and Acts 29 need from me," says Matt Chandler, "is my heart fully satisfied and alive in Jesus Christ."
"One of the biggest questions people ask is, ‘Is digital church really biblical?’" says Angela Craig. "And I think it can not be biblical and it can be.”