Posts in “COVID-19”

Women in a savings group in West Africa

Real Churches, Real Change

By The Chalmers Center March 2, 2021

Through the Chalmers Center’s Restore: Savings curriculum and our network of trainers and partners, thousands of local churches in the Majority World have been equipped to launch savings groups. In church after church, we’ve seen God take the mustard seeds of people’s savings and grow them into a harvest of hope in the midst of deep poverty. 

Relational Ministry in a Virtual World

Relational Ministry in a Virtual World Webinar

By The Chalmers Center September 29, 2020

Recently, we hosted Relational Ministry in a Virtual World, a free webinar to help churches make the most of virtual tools to keep ministry going during the pandemic.

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Disconnected Times Don’t Have to Stop Relational Ministry

By Justin Lonas September 15, 2020

How do you do face-to-face ministry when gathering people together could be a threat to their health? During this season, churches and ministries are getting creative with solutions that allow them to continue serving well.

Faith to Action Webinar

Responding to the Global Impact of COVID-19

By The Chalmers Center July 14, 2020

We’ve all felt the impact of the global pandemic in our own backyard. But what’s been the effect on our global neighbors, their families, and vulnerable children? And what can American Christians do about it?

Minister looking out of a window

The Local Church in a Pandemic World

By Justin Lonas May 19, 2020

When we’re faced with a pandemic or a global economic crisis, we look for solutions that are as big as the problem. As part of the global body of Christ, your local church is part of the biggest solution to the world’s biggest problems!

Illustration of a woman thinking about Chalmers

A (Re)orientation to Chalmers Resources

By The Chalmers Center May 6, 2020

Whether you’re new to Chalmers or have been with us for many years, this online guide will help you get connected to the right tools for your ministry.

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What is Normal?

By Brian Fikkert April 28, 2020

Many of the certainties of our daily lives have been upended. We all just want to get back to normal! But what is “normal”? What are we eager to get back to?

Benevolence in an Economic Crisis Webinar

Benevolence in an Economic Crisis

By The Chalmers Center April 23, 2020

In a global pandemic and economic crisis, helping your neighbors in need can seem like an impossible task! But your church can do something to help. Watch this webinar to learn more!

Innovating in a Crisis Webinar

Innovation in a Crisis Webinar

By The Chalmers Center April 21, 2020

Recently, we hosted Innovation in a Crisis, a free webinar to help churches discover how to love their neighbors in creative ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch a replay here!

Help in a crisis

What’s the Best Way to Provide Help in a Crisis?

By Brian Fikkert April 14, 2020

The best approach to helping someone depends on the situation. In a time of crisis, we should definitely err on the side of generosity. What does this generosity look like during a global pandemic?

Our hope is in the resurrection

The Easter Epidemic

By Brian Fikkert April 9, 2020

It’s Easter weekend—the pinnacle of the Christian calendar. It’s supposed to be a weekend full of joy and celebration. How are we to experience joy and celebrate in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis?

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COVID-19: 5 Ways Your Church Can Respond

By Laura Haley March 24, 2020

We’re all reeling from the changes the world has experienced almost overnight from the COVID-19 outbreak. Here are a few ways your church can respond with love and mercy during this time.

Riding Out the Storm Together

Riding Out the Storm Together

By Justin Lonas March 13, 2020

The church is uniquely positioned to survive and even thrive under these conditions. But doing so will require love, compassion, and obedience.