What is the authority of the church and state in COVID-19 restrictions?

The Bible teaches that there are two kingdoms, one is the civil jurisdiction, the other is Christ's spiritual kingdom. Mark 12:17 speaks of these two kingdoms: “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's and to God the things that are God's.” John 18:36 says, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom …

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How are we thinking about Sunday during COVID-19?

Here is the letter I sent to our church (with some slight modifications and clarifications). Dear beloved church family, We are in uncharted waters, and your elders are trying to think biblically and serve you and our Lord faithfully. The elders have had many phone conversations about these matters, and we wanted to let you …

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