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In Italy, I’ve Rediscovered the Power of Three Types of Prayer

Psalms of lament felt hyperbolic before COVID-19. But amid 7,400 deaths, my locked-down church in Rome resonates with David more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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Screwtape’s Practical Advice for Dealing with the Present

What C. S. Lewis’s senior devil would recommend in response to COVID-19. What you should do is imagine all the bad things that could happen….

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To Laugh at the Impossible

God delights in exploding our paltry concepts of what is possible. For today’s musical pairing, Oh Brother by Cyrus Reynolds and Gregg Lehrman, featuring vocals…

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Cristianos, ‘Aplanemos la Curva’ Pero Sigamos Siendo una ‘Religión para los Enfermos’

Los médicos reflexionan teológicamente sobre tres contribuciones cristianas distintivas a las preparaciones de COVID-19. [READ IN ENGLISH] Durante la semana pasada, el mundo ha prestado…

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Pastors from Europe Tell North America: Get Ready Now

We talked to pastors from Spain and Italy about their experience, which might be the North American experience in just a few weeks. European countries…

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The Pandemic in Prison

You can’t lock it up without letting it loose. The advice to slow and curb the spread of the novel coronavirus is by now familiar:…

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From Crisis to Catalyst: How to Innovate Well by Asking Three Key Questions

As the church works to understand and engage the gravity of the suffering and loss around the globe, I’d argue that we are best served…

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How Corrie ten Boom’s ’The Hiding Place’ Earned Its Place in the Evangelical Canon

Stan Guthrie pairs an edifying biography of an evangelical icon with the inside story of her international bestseller. In the middle decades of the 20th…

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ECFA Names New President

The former VP takes over following its 40th anniversary and record membership growth despite last year’s Harvest Bible Chapel controversy. Last week, the Evangelical Council…

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Hospital Restrictions Bar Chaplains from Ministering Bedside

At a time when patients and staff are desperate for hope, many spiritual leaders must offer their solace from a distance. As medical facilities restrict…

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