Health and Fitness

Pandemic

Drug Addiction Was Bad in America. The Pandemic Made it Worse.

For 50 years, Toby Nigh had what he describes as the perfect life. He had a good job, a happy family, and if you had asked him, he would have…

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Despite Pandemic Holdups, Christians Keep Shifting Foster …… | News & Reporting

For tens of thousands of vulnerable children whose lives and families were already unstable before COVID-19 hit, the pandemic brought further disruption, unpredictability, and loss. Prior to 2020, the child…

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These Homeless Ministries Changed in the Pandemic. They’re…… | News & Reporting

Lebanon County Christian Ministries (LCCM) had to pivot to a new model for housing homeless families in a matter of hours. LCCM is the only family-based shelter for people temporarily…

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Sunday School Paused During the Pandemic. Will It Come Bac…… | News & Reporting

When Tracey Fixen volunteered to serve as the Sunday school superintendent for her church, she had a clean slate. There had been no religious education programing at Our Savior’s Lutheran…

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Pandemic Streaming Inspires New Filipino Christian Music L…… | News & Reporting

As Roslyn Pineda drew closer to God during the pandemic, she reconnected online with Christian friends she hadn’t seen in years. Though she had been living in Hong Kong for…

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French’s Two Words for ‘Hope’ Helped Me Endure the Pandemic

During a recent exchange with a colleague I knew to be quite ambitious, a few of his words stuck with me: “I would rather live a difficult present with my…

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An Indonesian Family Drama Helped Me See God’s Sovereignty in the Pandemic

The feature film Nanti Kita Cerita tentang Hari Ini (One Day We’ll Talk About Today) is one of a number of quality Indonesian films that have recently caught my attention.…

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Worship Leaders Hit with Pandemic Burnout

Dianna Holden had been looking for an opportunity to step down as her church’s worship leader for a few years. After 27 years of serving, Holden felt like she was…

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Here’s Who Stopped Going to Church During the Pandemic…

During his 21 years as lead pastor of Grace Church in Greenville, North Carolina, Mike Meshaw has seen many people come and go in the transient area that is home…

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Study: Church Outreach Expands to Meet Pandemic Needs…… | News & Reporting

More than half of Christian congregations say they have started a new ministry or expanded an existing one during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey. On average, in…

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