Day: July 30, 2020

Standing Firm in Witness

Standing Firm in Witness

“This day may we too, especially, stand firm in witness to the love of Christ in the world. May we be emboldened ourselves, all of us, to live into our callings as witnesses and ministers of Jesus, as steadfast disciples even in the face of injustice and the attempts to silence the testimony of women in communities of faith throughout the ages.”

LifeWay survey says more than 70 percent of churches are holding in-person worship

LifeWay survey says more than 70 percent of churches are holding in-person worship

“Resuming in-person worship services has not been reverting to worship as usual,” [LifeWay executive director Scott] McConnell said. “Churches are making efforts to make the environment safe, but these efforts are often second-guessed by those who either want more precautions or less restrictions.”

Thirty-five percent required parishioners to wear masks, according to the survey; precautions and requirements differ from congregation to congregation, as summarized in Christianity Today:

More than 3 in 4 pastors say they provided hand sanitizer, masks or […]