When challenging circumstances come, we see how believers find themselves in unique situations to speak of Jesus.
The measures affect Madrid and nine other cities in the region. The capacity of places of worship is reduced to just one third, while leisure, restaurants or gambling venues will only be reduced to half.
A Cuban pastor started using it on social media, after a pro-regime theologian appeared on national television denying the miracles of Jesus Christ.
“We stand up for our country and ask God for forgiveness. We want to go back to the Word of God”, say the organisers of the event, which follow all coronavirus measures.
Around 100 cars participate, with an estimated total of 300 people, who “got together safely, sang some songs and heard about the good news of Jesus”.
Italy, Spain and Greece have received increasing numbers of migrants and refugees. But 6 in 10 trafficking victims in Europe are EU citizens.
“Religious communities have been very responsible and very problem-conscious”, the spokesman of the German government said. The Austrian Chancellor gave “a special thank you to the churches”.
The 2020 World Press Freedom Index shows that “China censored their major coronavirus outbreaks extensively”. Norway is at the top and North Korea becomes the most dangerous country for journalists.
The National Council of Evangelicals of France supports “the current restrictions for reasons of public health”. “In this crisis, we keep our hope in God intact, and seek to share it”.
President Duterte told security forces to “shoot to kill” those who disobey the preventative measures that have been declared by his government during the Covid-19 crisis.
God knows what is coming; He always has, and we never have. Maybe this can stir a greater humility in us all, even when restrictions ease.
Eight European countries have already declared the state of emergency, banned or strongly restricted the entrance of foreigners, and asked citizens to stay at home.
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