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Category: Covid Response Resources

Resources for Worship Re-launch

Your church hasn’t been “closed” during the pandemic restrictions, but your public, in-person worship services have been curtailed.  As our region begins to lift some of the prohibitions against public gatherings, there are important questions every pastor needs to ask before they re-launch their worship services.  The following two resources will...

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Facing Fear without Giving in to Fear

By Manny Keyser   Emotional responses can be a tricky thing to navigate. They can be triggered by real events that affect our lives and the people we love. Sometimes, they responses can be conjured up irrationally.  Humanity is unique in that our natural emotional state can be contrived by things that are unnatural and illogical. We can become...

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Changing Season, Unchanging Mission

By Elijah Simmons   In these challenging times it is easy to lament the things we cannot do: gather together in person, participate in on-campus small groups, or lay hands on a member to pray for them.  We just experienced an Easter Sunday unlike any in the history of the church, a virtual one.  Many of us are expending a great deal of energy...

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Additional Resources

Practical Ideas for Pastors During Covid-19 (Video) – Dhati Lewis (NAMB – Send Network) sits down with some of the leading church planting practitioners and thought leaders in the nation — Vance Pitman, Ed Kang, Sean Sears, James Roberson and Martín Vargas — to answer your questions about how to practically shepherd your church and continue...

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A Time to Hide at the Brook: Strengthening Your Prayer Life During the Quarantine

By Mike Reed   A Rock Star Prophet If we were questioned as to who would be considered the most dynamic and admired prophet in the Old Testament, many would choose Elijah without hesitation. His accomplishments are legendary. His story includes a dramatic confrontation of King Ahab to announce a coming drought (1 Kings 17: 1), the miraculous...

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