Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

LONDON (Christian News Network) — Some are expressing objection after several Anglican bishops signed a letter stating that volunteer chaplains within their jurisdictions may not make in-person visits to sick or dying patients during the coronavirus crisis but should rather minister via video chat. Those who disagree with the bishops state that Christians need to […]

‘Thank You, Jesus’: Pa. Woman Who Spent 11 Days on Ventilator Credits God, Prayer for Recovery From COVID

‘Thank You, Jesus’: Pa. Woman Who Spent 11 Days on Ventilator Credits God, Prayer for Recovery From COVID

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (Christian News Network) — A Pennsylvania woman is crediting God and the prayers of her family and friends for pulling her through a battle with the novel coronavirus as it was thought that she might not survive. Lisa Fields, a custodian at Hutchinson Elementary School in Uniontown, told local television station WTAE that she […]

Teen Challenge Co-Founder Don Wilkerson Recovers From Coronavirus

Teen Challenge Co-Founder Don Wilkerson Recovers From Coronavirus

NEW YORK (Missions Box) – The Teen Challenge addiction recovery ministry opened the doors of its first facility in Brooklyn, New York in 1960. Founded in 1958 by brothers David and Don Wilkerson in 1950, Teen Challenge rose to prominence with the publication of David’s book, “The Cross and the Switchblade,” in 1963. … David […]

Demand for Bibles Soars in North Korea Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Demand for Bibles Soars in North Korea Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

(Voice of the Martyrs Korea) — Statistics on the spread of the coronavirus inside North Korea are the subject of considerable speculation among governments, media and aid agencies, but according to Voice of the Martyrs Korea representative Dr. Hyun Sook Foley, one fact is well established: Demand for Bibles in North Koreans has increased sharply […]

‘God Healed Me’: Seminary President’s 93-Year-Old Mother-in-Law Praises God After Surviving COVID-19

‘God Healed Me’: Seminary President’s 93-Year-Old Mother-in-Law Praises God After Surviving COVID-19

NEW ORLEANS (Baptist Press) — “Hope for the best; plan for the worst” was the warning the hospice doctor gave Joyce Harrington, 93, at a New Orleans hospital when she was admitted with COVID-19 symptoms March 25. The doctor delivered the same dire warning over the phone to Harrington’s daughters — Rhonda Harrington Kelley, wife […]

Federal Judge Doubts Kansas Gov.’s Order Limiting Religious Gatherings, Blocks It for 2 Churches

Federal Judge Doubts Kansas Gov.’s Order Limiting Religious Gatherings, Blocks It for 2 Churches

TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge has indicated that Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s order limiting in-person attendance at religious services or activities to 10 people is likely unconstitutional, blocking its enforcement against two churches. Kelly’s order, which was issued in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, was prevented from being enforced against a church in Dodge […]

NY Gov. Cuomo on Coronavirus Stats: ‘We Brought The Number Down. God Did Not Do That.’

NY Gov. Cuomo on Coronavirus Stats: ‘We Brought The Number Down. God Did Not Do That.’

 ALBANY, N.Y. — Concerns are being raised after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in speaking on the apparent plateauing of COVID-19 cases in the state, said on Monday that “God did not do that” but human effort in social distancing. He repeated his view on Tuesday, stating, “God did not stop the spread of […]