It’s All Happened Before

It’s All Happened Before

Nonessential businesses and churches forced to close. Countless students unable to attend school. Public gatherings, including sporting events, restricted to small numbers or not allowed. Face mask mandates enacted. This describes the situation in 1918 as accurately...
US Public Wants COVID-19 Facts, Struggles to Find Them

US Public Wants COVID-19 Facts, Struggles to Find Them

A majority (57%) of U.S. adults are paying close attention to the ongoing pandemic, but many are struggling to find trustworthy information, and few individuals or institutions garner much trust. Overall, 90% are either paying “extremely / very close” (57%) or...
Are You Scared Yet?

Are You Scared Yet?

Hallowe’en won’t be the same this year, much to the chagrin of many costume-wearing children and pillowcase-toting teens. With COVID-19 still lurking and positive cases spiking again, some towns are banning all trick-or-treating, including church-sponsored...
How Trees May Help Your COVID-19 Anxieties

How Trees May Help Your COVID-19 Anxieties

We’ve all had to find our own ways of coping with a restricted way of life while we co-exist with COVID-19. Apparently, lots of folk have been tuning in to Bob Ross, the American painter, instructor and television host on his own program, The Joy of Painting. It helps...
Most US Protestant Churches Resume In-Person Worship

Most US Protestant Churches Resume In-Person Worship

A strong majority (87%) of Protestant churches in the U.S. met in person during September, according to a LifeWay Research report published Oct. 20. Of those meeting in person, only 15% did so with attendance levels 90% or higher than before the global pandemic. By...