Archive: March, 2020

GuideStone waives telemedicine co-pays for 90 days

Telemedicine has proven to be an effective way to seek medical attention during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. In response, GuideStone participants in a U.S.-based Highmark BCBS health plan -- including Comprehensive, SecureHealth and HSA-qualified High Deductible Health Plans -- can access Teladoc at no co-pay through June 14, 2020.

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CSBC offices close; staff continues ministry

California Southern Baptist Convention offices are closed at least through March 31 as mandated through an order of “shelter-in-place” by the City of Fresno for all non-essential businesses.

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CCLI Streaming License Needed for Online Worship

With many churches live streaming services for the foreseeable future, it is important for churches which will incorporate music to have the proper CCLI license.

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ERLC providing resources during coronavirus crisis

The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is providing ongoing content addressing issues related to church ministry, life in isolation and the intersection of church and state during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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COVID-19 brings isolation to many senior adults

........ opportunity to mobilize the church in a new way. ....... increased communication among church members -- and to those who are in need -- is critical. ..... if members are intentional and consistent about reaching out to senior adults, some might experience more contact, even if by phone, than was routine before the pandemic.

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FIRST-PERSON: Coronavirus and your church

Though my suggestions are not comprehensive, I do think they provide solid guidelines to follow at this very moment.

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FIRST-PERSON: The Potter's Hands

....God wants to shape us inwardly, to spiritually fashion us into vessels fit for His use.

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