COVID-19 and other natural disasters are providing opportunities for Christians to respond with practical displays of Christ love. Chris Chiles, Rapid Response Manager with Eight Days of Hope gives us a report on their efforts to feed the community in Tupelo and Lee County Mississippi by daily providing over 2,000 hot meals for residents. Pastor Dan Reeves of the Journey Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas joins the conversation about responding to people’s needs during the aftermath of a devastating tornado that recently ripped through their town.
Brent Hackett Executive Director/CEO of Our Daily Bread Ministries Canada tells the story of Our Daily Bread from its humble beginnings from a 1938 Friday night Bible Study lead by Dr. M.R. DeHaan, a physician who later in life became a pastor; to publishing over 60 million books a year globally in multiple languages. This interview was produced from this year’s National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Tony Evans, pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas Texas provides critical insight into the current Coronavirus threat and fear calling it a “Divine” disruption. This selection is taken from a message he recently gave to his congregation, while practicing social distancing from his home. Today’s show starts with an update from US Congressman David Kustoff of the 8th District of Tennessee about the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill.
Dr. Scott Morris, Chief Executive officer of Church Health provides valuable insight into the importance of social distancing during the Covid-19 virus threatening the world. A family practice physician and ordained United Methodist minister, Dr. Morris founded Church Health in 1987 to provide quality, affordable healthcare for working, uninsured people and their families. The mission of Church Health is “to reclaim the biblical commitment to care for our bodies and spirits.”
Dr. Steve Gaines, Senior Pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, TN provides some practical insight into ways we can embrace opportunities to serve others while dealing with changes to our life routines impacted by COVID-19. Dr. Gaines is known as a man of prayer and a preacher of God’s Word. Since 1983, he has pastored churches in Texas, Tennessee, and Alabama before coming to Bellevue Baptist Church in 2005 as Senior Pastor.