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The Link: Religious Liberty & Coronavirus, Hope in Troubled Times, Livestream Preaching & More

By March 23, 2020April 22nd, 2022The Link3 min read

“Does It Violate Religious Liberty to Close Churches Over Coronavirus?”Russell Moore
“As most churches are now not gathering on Sundays for the time being, some are asking if these sorts of health mandates are a violation of religious liberty. The short answer is ‘no.'”

“99% of Those Who Died From Virus Had Other Illness, Italy Says”Bloomberg
“More than 99% of Italy’s coronavirus fatalities were people who suffered from previous medical conditions, according to a study by the country’s national health authority.”

“Hope in Troubling Times”Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa
“Word of encouragement from Psalm 46.”

“Livestream Preaching in the Age of Covid-19”Expositors Collective
“David Guzik has been broadcasting and live-streaming his sermons for years and years. He has been an early adopter of technological advances and has leveraged them to spread solid Biblical teaching all over the world. He sits down with Mike to give philosophical and practical advice to preachers who find themselves preaching in empty sanctuaries into microphones or webcams during the COVID-19 crisis.”

“Christian Siriano and Dov Charney Are Making Masks and Medical Supplies Now”The New York Times
“Fashion designers and manufacturers are rebooting their operations to help with shortages of masks and gowns in the coronavirus pandemic.”

“Christian Churches: Services, Mass Move to Digital …Body of Christ Streamed”TMZ
“Yes, the Christian community (pretty much all denominations) is moving to digital church services and masses during the coronavirus pandemic — and one company in particular that specializes in broadcasting the word of God says it’s seeing a massive spike in the millions.”

“A Call to Prayer”Creation Fest
“In these uncertain days – whether weeks or months – we can all pray. Perhaps now more than ever, it is time for Christians to speak hope and healing over our families and friends, over our colleagues and workplaces, over children and the elderly, over our country and our world, over all people and in all places during this challenging time.”

“Enduring Words for Troubled Times – FEAR NOT – Isaiah 43:1-2”Enduring Word
“Daily devotional from Pastor David Guzik.”

“Tim Keller: Peace in Times of Suffering and Uncertainty”The Gospel Coalition
“This special livestream was as part of Gospel in Life’s Questioning Christianity series, Tim Keller discussed how we can find peace in times of suffering and uncertainty.”

“God Has Not Appointed to Wrath”Back to Basics
“Therefore, again, I conclude that the Rapture must be prior to the Tribulation because “God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Thessalonians 5:9).”

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