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Responding to COVID-19 Around the Globe

Rachel Chimits
March 17, 2020

Churches, international believers and World Challenge partners are reaching out to one another for information and encouragement during this epidemic.

Our news has been filled with alarming reports concerning COVID-19, the most recent coronavirus strain, in recent weeks.

People are being ushered into quarantines; entire countries have been trying to close their borders; the rapid transmission of this newest influenza has caused public fears to run rampant.

A Viral Fear: Responding to the Coronavirus

Rachel Chimits
March 9, 2020

When worldwide issues begin to fill the news and rattle the public, how should Christians respond to these crises?

Fears have begun running rampant ever since the explosion of COVID-19 cases in China’s Hubei province.

News feeds have become clogged with articles about the quick spread of this new variety of human coronavirus. Photos and videos showing medical personnel in isolation hooded coveralls, masks and goggles have only heightened the general public’s alarm.