A group from a church in Alabama is quarantined in a Bethlehem hotel after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas declared a state of emergency Thursday.
Craig Groeschel and Bobby Gruenewald, pastors at Life.Church, have been quarantined due to being exposed to the coronavirus while attending a leadership conference in Germany.
As the coronavirus continues to spread outside of the epicenter in China, churches in the United States would be wise to prepare for a potential outbreak by educating themselves about coronavirus prevention.
Lee Man-hee continues to deny responsibility for the outbreak and says his church is cooperating with the government. If convicted, the 88-year-old self-proclaimed messiah could face up to two years in prison.
Although the World Health Organization (WHO) has said a coronavirus vaccine could be up to 18 months away, researchers in Israel say they’re “a few weeks” from having a vaccine ready for testing.
Health officials say more than 60% of South Korea’s 977 confirmed cases involve members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is led by self-proclaimed messiah Lee Man-hee.
Asian churches are taking numerous precautions as they strive to contain the coronavirus. From temperature screening to limiting singing during services to suspending services, these churches have had to alter their worship patterns significantly.
Pastor Wilson Teo of Grace Assembly of God in Singapore has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, dubbed Covid-19 by the World Health Organization.
A pastor from Wuhan, the city in Hubei province, China, where the Coronavirus originated, has written an extensive letter asking people for prayer.
The topic of death is on the minds of a lot of teenagers right now, thanks to the untimely death of Kobe Bryant and the coronavirus. If you're a youth leader, you might want to consider this for your sermon on Sunday.