PTS Class Asks: ‘Why is God Allowing the Coronavirus Pandemic?’

The following is a commentary submitted by Tony Richie, D. Min., Ph. D., lecturer in Theology at Pentecostal Theological Seminary.

Seven Ways to Pray During This Pandemic

The Holy Spirit didn’t tell me in advance about the coronavirus pandemic. I was just as shocked as everyone else when I realized that a deadly virus outbreak in China would shut down the world.

The Church Has Left the Building

CLEVELAND, TN: After this past Sunday, there is no doubt that the church has left the building. While some churches had canceled services the previous week, on March 22 most Church of God buildings across the country were dark, with the exception of the pastor preaching to empty pews, and to an iPhone or video camera. Although not voluntarily, there was no doubt that the church had left the building.

Church Still Brings People Together

WILLIAMSBURG — As the war against COVID-19 continues and people try to adjust to a new way of doing things, there is no doubt that life is vastly different than it was a month ago.

God is Faithful in the New Reality

I had a message ready to preach last Sunday in a world missions supporting congregation near our nation’s capital. A few hours before heading to the airport, I learned from my pastor friend that their public gathering would be canceled. He and I agreed together that he should fill the “online pulpit” in the first Sunday of the new reality.

COVID-19: We Will Come Through This Together

The following is by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General:

Don’t Live in Isolation—You Need a Loving Church Family

My wife and I have been visiting different churches in the past several months. We are in search of a place to call home. This isn’t an easy process for a traveling minister like me. I’m gone many weekends, so I can’t commit to certain duties at a local church, and I don’t feel as connected as those who are there every week.

Please Pray for India’s Suffering Christians

India welcomed President Trump in style this week, complete with traditional dancers, floral garlands, a tour of the famed Taj Mahal and a formal state dinner at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

Pastor Cracks Bible’s Secret Numeric Code, Revealing God’s Fingerprint on Creation

The Bible is by far the most powerful and life-changing book on earth. It has answers for every problem you face. It contains adventure-filled stories that have fascinated generations over the years.

Brazil Has Become a Global Hot Spot for Revival

Brazilians are known for being loud, fun-loving and passionate. That might be a stereotype, but it seems to match a spiritual trend that is rocking South America’s largest country. Last weekend, an estimated 140,000 Brazilian young people made some serious noise when they jammed into three stadiums in the cities of Sao Paulo and Brasilia.

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