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All articles & reviews tagged with social-distancing

Article

August 2020
Articles > Comment

Were churches too quick to surrender their liberty during the Covid crisis?

Whether or not one agrees with the merits of the legal action brought by a group of church leaders against the government for the forced closure of churches, the case raises some important questions. Does a state government have the right to force, by law, churches to stop gathering for worship? Does an agency…

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Article

August 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Who has ultimate authority over the church? A debate we need to have

Covid-19 is more than the outbreak of a virus, more than a public health crisis, more even than a global pandemic. Its effects extend far beyond the realms of medicine; it has come and shaken the whole world radically, perhaps like nothing has since 1945. Covid-19 is a powerful catalyst which has accelerated momentous…

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News

August 2020
News > Mission

Beach missions will go online this summer

Missions may have cancelled summer camps and beach events due to the continuing Covid-19 restrictions, but if children cannot come to the camps, the camps can come to the children — at least virtually. United Beach Missions (UBM) have created a programme of online events for young people. Tim Howlett, executive officer of UBM,…

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