Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 3: Thinking through the Dilemma of Gathering Again with Michael LawrenceBy J. Leeman, M. Lawrence | 05.06.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Michael Lawrence, the senior pastor of Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon, about the dilemma of our churches gathering again.
Here are 12 things to consider when reopening your children’s ministry and a list of phase-by-phase recommendations.
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their non-Christian neighbors since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
Pastoring in a Pandemic Episode 2: How COVID-19 Exposes & Embarrasses the Prosperity Gospel with Conrad MbeweBy C. Mbewe, J. Leeman | 05.04.2020
Jonathan Leeman chats with Conrad Mbewe, a pastor from Zambia, about how COVID-19 has provided a unique opportunity to expose the lies of the prosperity gospel, and to reach out to those people deceived by it.
You can’t (and you won’t) please everyone. But if you listen, teach, and encourage prayerful conversation, you may find that God uses this opportunity for division to strengthen the unity of your church.
It’s not only pastors who have responsibilities during this season. The church must continue to be the church.
It’s not the case that a virtually mediated, physically dispersed Lord’s Supper is less than optimal: it’s simply not the Lord’s Supper.
What COVID-19 has done is to show us our need of the glorious biblical gospel, which satisfies us whatever circumstances we may be in.
If the government continues to say we cannot meet, when do we as churches engage in civil disobedience by gathering anyway?
This pandemic should not be squandered. While we’re all stuck at home, let’s minister to our homebound members with renewed vigor.
Jonathan Leeman chats with Bob Johnson, a pastor in the Detroit area, about practical ways he and his elders have tried to shepherd their scattered sheep during COVID-19.
We asked pastors how they’d been serving their people since the pandemic disrupted regular ministry.
9Marks surveyed several pastors to see how they intended on serving communion once their church starts gathering again.
This pandemic has exposed pastors to new and unexpected pressure points in their ministries
If you’re reading this, you’re likely not live-streaming weekly church services during this pandemic-prompted lockdown.