Tag: Pandemic

A local nurse answered the call for help and went to Brooklyn to treat COVID-19 patients. (Image, Decatur Daily)

He’s Got It Under Control!

Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. John 14:1 Life goes on normal if we know what we are dealing with and can manage the outcome. Uncertainties and inability to manage outcomes is the greatest cause of worry, stress and despondency. Jesus Christ knew that the disciples would face that challenge when He […]

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Coronavirus continues unabated. Iran remains a hub of infection, war-torn Syria has recorded its first case and Yemen is bracing itself for the worst. Here’s the latest from across the region (image AFP/L. Beshara)

How Are the Muslim World’s Reacting to the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The Muslim world’s reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic helps to highlight some important aspects of the Islamic faith. It also reveals some important differences between Islam and Christianity. Of course, there are similarities as well. The main one is that Muslims, like Christians, are praying to God to spare them and their loved ones from the contagion. Still, the differences […]

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Half the world lacks access to essential health services (Images, The United Nations)

What Counts as ‘Essential Medical Services’?

The coronavirus crisis has certainly put a lot of things into perspective- and not just the value of relationships with our family or how much money we really need to get by. What counts as essential medical service has also become a topic of national conversation. This is most salient in regard to abortion, though transgender-related surgeries and medical treatments […]

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Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic By The ECWA President 17th April 2020

Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic By The ECWA President 17th April 2020

Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic By The ECWA President 17th April 2020 (Part 1) Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic by The ECWA President Rev. Stephen Baba Panya, 17th April 2020 (Part 2) Weekly updates on the Covid-19 pandemic to all ECWA members by the President, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya. God bless you all.

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Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

Teaching and Learning in COVID-19-Time

England declared war on Germany on September 3, 1939, just two days after the Nazis invaded Poland. It became a live question, with the Michaelmas term about to begin, whether universities in England should continue to carry out their essential task of learning. For at universities (and any educational institution) students learn (presumably!), and they do so owing to the […]

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Buhari’s first Coronavirus (COVID-19) address

Buhari’s first Coronavirus (COVID-19) address

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has given his first coronavirus address to the nation touching on a myriad of issues from containment efforts, social and economic intervention and the way forward. A major takeaway was the imposition of a lockdown on two impacted states, Lagos and Osun and also in the Federal Capital territory, FCT. The relevant part of his address […]

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An influenza ward at a U.S. Army Camp Hospital in France during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. (Image Shutterstock)

What does the Bible say about pandemic diseases?

Various outbreaks of pandemic diseases, such as Ebola or the coronavirus, have prompted many to ask why God allows—or even causes—pandemic diseases and whether such illnesses are a sign of the end times. The Bible, particularly the Old Testament, describes numerous occasions when God brought plagues and diseases on His people and on His enemies “to make you see my […]

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus: Important Preventive Measures

Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Romans 12:13a During the wake of the most recent pandemic, COVID-19, we hope you are staying strong, healthy and are also taking the proper precautions. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus strain spreading from person-to-person. It is currently in the United States and many other countries, after originating in China. […]

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