Coronavirus: faithful responses

Mar 10, 2020 by

List of articles updated regularly. Newer items at the top.

What is God saying in the coronavirus pandemic? by John Stonestreet and Roberto Rivera, Christian Post

It’s all about mercy: a Christian critique of secular assumptions which inform key policies around the pandemic, healthcare and death. By Dr John Pilling (Retired Consultant Radiologist) and Bishop Michael Langrish (Former Bishop of Exeter)

The boom in online church attendance is good. But it’s not enoughby Dan Taylor, Premier

Tune your Ears to Wisdomby Mark Eldridge, AAC

How has the lockdown affected people’s spiritual habits? by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern

The Kitchen Table 2 – Russell Brand and Prayerby David Robertson, theweeflea

Surging numbers of Britons turn to Christianity amid pandemic, figures suggest, from Mailonline

We need to start reopening our society, not just the economy by Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali

Intriguing video from Russell Brand on why people are turning to prayer

Lloyd-Jones: Help People See Crisis as Both a Mirror and a Lensby Stephen Witmer, The Gospel Coalition

6,000 join broadcast Call to Repentance and Prayerfrom Church of England Newspaper

The antidote for despairby David Robertson, theweeflea

Many Brits are looking to faith during the coronavirus lockdownfrom Christian Today

[Theologian NT] Wright’s wrong reactionby David Robertson, Evangelicals Now

Facing death with Easter hopeby Richard Bauckham, Psephizo

Finding hope in a Covid-19 world: New website features a number of short blogs and videos addressing different aspects of life in the current crisis, to help those with faith in Christ and those without faith yet, but looking for hope.

Coronavirus Searches Lead Millions to Hear About Jesusby David Roach, Christianity Today

Will coronavirus hasten the demise of religion – or herald its revival? by Luke Coppen, Spectator

Who’s got the answers? By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Professor NT Wright says Christianity offers ‘no answers’, but John Piper says this is not good news.

What does the Book of Revelation say about CoVid 19? by David Robertson, Christian Today

Our idols are exposed in time of crisis, by Eugene Park, The Gospel Coalition

COVID-19’s Gender Gap by John Barry, Quillette

Will the lockdown turn us back to the Truth? by Paul Huxley, Christian Concern

Guide to the Coronavirus Act 2020, Christian Concern

In the midst of life we are in death’ – theological reflections on the coronavirus pandemicby Martin Davie: What should Church of England leaders be saying about God’s sovereignty and the gospel at this time?

Coronavirus Emergency Network launched by agencies, by Chris Sugden, CEN [a project to raise and distribute funds through trusted church networks in some of the world’s poorer countries.]

Faith and Our Future: Lessons from C. S. Lewis in Time of Pandemicby Glenn Moots, Public Discourse

Coronavirus Searches Lead Millions to Hear About Jesus, by David Roach, Christianity Today

Will coronavirus hasten the demise of religion – or herald its revival? by Luke Coppen, Spectator

Coping with death by Dr Elaine Sugden

What does the Bible teach about quarantine? by Scott Brown, Christian Post

Christians and Pandemics through the Ages (260, 1347, 1665,…2020)by Matthew Payne, Australian Church Record

When coronavirus comes to persecuted Christians—and how you can prayfrom Open Doors

Vicar blasts famous Christian hymn down London street and leads those in lockdown in the Lord’s Prayer, by Cara Bentley, Premier

The Judgment of God and the COVID-19 Virus, by Bruce Atkinson, VirtueOnline

Our prayers against coronavirus are being answered in amazing ways but one essential element is still missing by Peter Saunders, Christian Medical Fellowship

Watch:  COVID-19 Pride?  Dr Frederik Mulder

Anger, boredom, fear – and their antidote, by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream

Living in the unwelcome land of Covid-19: J John, writing in CEN, seeks comfort from Martin Luther in the alien environment of ‘Covidia’.

What South Korean Christians Want You to Know About Coronavirus, by Steve Chang, The Gospel Coalition [the TGC website has a number of excellent articles, too many to reproduce here – Ed.]

How to Flourish During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Research from the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard by

When you can do ‘social distancing’ and still bring the love of Christ by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC

Coronavirus – responding like Jesus by Steve Fouch, CMF

Faith in a Time of Crisis by Bill Muehenberg, CultureWatch

A different perspective from Philip Giddings, Anglican Mainstream

Anglican Unscripted 585 – The Church has Left the Building

Coronavirus and Communion by Marc Lloyd, Church Society

COVID-19 – What does the Bible say about epidemics? Some uncomfortable truths by Peter Saunders, Christian Medical Fellowship

Prayer guide for coronavirus, Christian Concern

Pandemic panic: Where is God in our current crisis? by Kurt Mahlburg, MercatorNet

9 Ways to Love Your Neighbor in This Pandemic, TGC

Anglican Unscripted 584 – COVID-19 & The Wine & The Bread

How to view enforced withdrawal from life by Archbishop Cranmer

Call to Fasting and Prayer by Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali

What will the world look like after the coronavirus panic ends? by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite

Coronavirus crisis proves we live in a godless society and need Jesus more than ever by John Horvat II, LifeSite

Coronavirus: Archbishops call for national day of prayer and action

The Humbling of Civilization: Praying for the Mercy of God by Albert Mohler

Praying for Britain: the history of national days of prayerfrom History Extra

Responding to pandemics: four lessons from church history, by Glen Scrivener, The Gospel Coalition

Coronavirus and the fear of death by Jeremy Marshall, Psephizo

Coronavirus, Christianity, history and faith, by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch

What C.S. Lewis and Martin Luther Would Say About Our Coronavirus Panic by Tré Goins-Phillips, Faithwire

Three Bible passages to replace fear of coronavirus with hope in God by David Robertson, theweeflea

A Letter From Archbishop Beach re COVID-19

Should Christians Be Anxious About the Coronavirus? by Todd Wagner, The Gospel Coalition

The FAQs: Coronavirus Explained by an Infectious Disease Expert and Pastor by

How Christians Can Respond To A World Anxious About Wuhan Coronavirus by Daniel Torkelson, The Federalist

Responding faithfully to the Coronavirus, by Ian Paul, Psephizo:

Coping with Coronavirus: How Should Christians Respond? by Tony Perkins, FRC

Coronavirus – the Bad News and the Good News..Facts and Fears by David Robertson, theweeflea

Read also: Coronavirus: finding meaning in a global pandemic by Archbishop Cranmer



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