Mark Tidsworth takes us through the nine signs of church separation syndrome and then gives us six ‘treatments’ to help us get through today’s Covid environment. Mark is a church consultant based in Columbia.
Stacy Sergent is a CBF-endorsed chaplain working at MUSC in Charleston. She takes us inside the darkness of the room of a Covid patient and the light of Christ that is seen there.
Comforting those who mourn has certainly been challenging during the past months. Things grievers need when they have lost a loved one—a gentle touch, a genuine handshake or hug and the gathering of family and friends—have not been possible during Covid. How then can we bring comfort? Brenda Atkinson, a funeral home chaplain, shares some thoughts.
Listening to families express their frustrations about the limitations they face in burying their loved ones during these days of Covid is part of helping them get into their grief. This is the first of two articles from Brenda Atkinson, a CBF-endorsed funeral home chaplain.
What should churches be thinking about now related to the Covid-19 pandemic? Steve Carroll, a member of Providence Church in Charleston and a physician who has been actively involved with the pandemic, offers insights and suggestions.
Quilts are still being made and food delivered to those in need as the ministries of Augusta Heights Baptist Church in Greenville shifted gears during the pandemic to continue to follow-through on their commitments.
Covid has limited our ability to do hands-on mission work. One thing we can do is pack flood buckets in our local churches and send them to areas of the Gulf Coast most impacted by this season’s hurricanes to help them clean up.
Volunteers at The Baptist Church of Beaufort are staffing an e-learning center equipped with Wi-Fi to provide a place for students to attend virtual classes and complete their assignments while parents work.