Tag: COVID-19

A Call to Clean Hands and a Pure Heart: Amid COVID-19

“Yet the righteous will hold to his way, and he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger" (Job 17:9). On December 31, 2019, a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown origin was reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. On January 9,...

A Time of Lament

We find ourselves living at a time of great fear, sorrow and disappointment. Many of us are faced with dilemmas that we never expected, like layoffs, furloughs or closing down our businesses, i.e. burying a dream that you’ve worked so hard ...

A Word for Christians in a Politically Divided Culture

The COVID-19 crisis has been a major disruption worldwide, affecting the lives of nearly every person on the planet. Movement has been restricted; jobs have been furloughed or ended; businesses have suffered, not to mention the emotional st...

Calvary Chapel/ CGN International Conference ONLINE!

Conference dates and more information will be coming soon! In light of COVID-19, the Calvary Chapel/CGN Conference "Essential Church: Identity, Power and Mission" will be moving to an online-only format. We are disappointed that we will n...

CGN - Leading During Covid-19

Hey church leaders. We know this is a challenging moment for all of you as you do your best to lead your people well during crisis. To that end, we've started a short-form podcast where different leaders in our network share what they are c...

CGN Coronavirus Update

An update to all of our CGN church friends from Pastor Brian Brodersen about the coronavirus pandemic.

CGN COVID-19 Update: Faithfulness Through the Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our social landscape on a global scale, Pastor Brian Brodersen shares an encouraging message about ways God is still at work, the global increase in prayer, and God's promised faithfulness to His ...

CGN Shelter In Place Resource List

While many are under "shelter in place," lock-down, quarantine or self-isolation orders from their local governments, the team at CGN wanted to provide a list of resources to help encourage, educate, and edify you, your families and your ch...

Conspiracy Theories and The Gospel

Every corner of the globe has been shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic. Death tolls, lockdowns, and major economic downturns will have a ripple effect that will echo for years to come. It’s impossible to truly know how much socioeconomic scarri...

Contentment In The Midst Of Quarantine – Part 1

How can followers of Jesus practice contentment while living in this discouraging moment of COVID-19? Aaron and Brian discuss the vices of discontentment and comparison in creativity, ministry, and daily life. –––– The GoodLion podcast ...

Fear, Faith & The Coronavirus

Brian Higgins and Aaron Salvato discuss all the chaos enveloping our lives with the outbreak of COVID-19. If God hasn’t given us a spirit of fear… what do we do with the very real emotions of fear many of us are feeling? How can we handl...

God’s Goodness in the Midst of COVID

Monday, May 11, began a new chapter in France's struggle with the Coronavirus. The time of confinement is transitioning into renewed activity. Many people are excited to get back to work, some are worried this might be too soon, still, oth...

Hope in Troubling Times: Peace within the Global Pandemic

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear" (Psalm 46:1–2a). As most of us would agree, we are living in troubling times. With the arrival of the Coronavirus and its potential for widespread...

Layoffs, Furloughs, and the Walk of Faith

I had to make a phone call last week that I didn’t want to make. A call that many have had to make over the last several weeks. A call that many have received. The call went a little like this, “I am so sorry to say this, but because the ec...

Marriage in the COVID-19 Age

Wives of the hosts Brooklynn Salvato and Tori Higgins join Brian and Aaron for a very special episode. We talk about what marriage is like in this crazy cultural moment, discuss how some countries like China are reporting spikes in divorce ...

May the Fourth Be With You

“The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good” (Proverbs 15:3). “Never tell me the odds,” uttered the famous words from Han Solo (played by Harrison Ford) in the 1977 blockbuster film, A New Hope, that a...

New Episodes: CGN- Leading in COVID-19 Podcast

Hey church leaders. We know this is a challenging moment for all of you as you do your best to lead your people well during crisis. To that end, we've started a short-form podcast where different leaders in our network share what they are c...

Our Father Knows What We Need

“Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air, for they n...

Placing Jesus Christ Above Our Own Rights

Think back with me to the elementary schoolyard. Any time there was a conflict when I was a kid, the “go-to” self-defense was: "You can't tell me what to do; this is a free country!" Here in the US, we take pride in our freedom, our constit...

Prayer Around the World: 24 Hour Live Prayer

Tune in for FB Live prayer sessions happening 24/7, every hour, on the Calvary Chapel FB page. Pastors/ministry leaders have agreed to host a prayer time throughout each day.We know that God is on the throne and will help us through this ti...

School of Worship: Is He Worthy?

Scott Cunningham and the students and staff of the Calvary Chapel School of Worship perform a cover remotely of "Is He Worthy", written by Andrew Peterson and Ben Shive. As we continue through the uncertainty of this season, we pray this w...

Social Distancing: Staying Apart, But Staying Connected

As much of the world is now on lockdown, meaning that voluntary physical distancing became physical distancing through a government order, I wanted us as believers all over the world to consider the difference between "social distancing" an...

Stetzer Leadership Podcast

Ed Stetzer of Christianity Today has a new podcast available titled Stetzer Leadership Podcast. In this first season, Stetzer talks with various leaders about the current climate with the Coronavirus. Leadership and the Coronavirus Circus...

The Mark Challenge: New Bible Study with Cheryl Brodersen

New Summer Study with Cheryl Brodersen! Ladies! We are taking up The Mark Challenge, a short daily devotional that will carry us through the summer! We invite you to join us LIVE on live.cccm.com this Friday, May 15, at 10:15 AM PT as Cher...

Unforeseen Blessing in Confinement

As a free-spirited extrovert, I fill my cup by being around people. The thought of being locked in my house by governmental mandate goes against every natural grain in my body and soul. That being said, I do believe that God has a plan and ...

What Exactly is Spiritual Thriving?

Everyone is focused on improving themselves during the COVID-19 crisis, but how does that work spiritually? Most people think of adding a lot of spiritual habits to their daily routine. In this conversation, Aaron and Brian unpack what God ...

While We Wait: Being the Church During Lockdown

In the past five weeks that I've been working from home and sheltering in place, the Lord has shown me many things about this season that He can use and is using for good. One is about how important it is to use this time of sheltering in p...