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Web church in Denmark reaching those they never reached before

6 April 2020 | Copenhagen [Jan-Gunnar Wold]  Coronavirus in Denmark has encoureged an entire rethink of web-church. Yes, a number of churches had been live-streaming their services but the closure of all church buildings led to the idea of something more intentional.

Padro Tores speaks about surviving coronavirus

Coronavirus victims fight back in the latest #dearcoronavirus video

2 April 2020 | GAiN Europe [Corrado Cozzi / Victor Hulbert]  Most of us know somebody with coronavirus or, perhaps, have it ourselves. Sadly, some of us know friends or family who have lost the battle.

a sketch of a doctor stopping the virus

The worst that could happen

2 April 2020 | St Albans, UK [tedNEWS]  A Scandinavian doctor with broad experience in international humanitarian work wrote a poem and drew a sketch that reflects his experience while serving in another part of the world. We do not name him for security reasons, but thank you for your prayers for him, as much as he is praying for you. May this poem be a blessing to you.

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Physically separated but ‘still together’, TED staff post defiant message

2 April 2020 | St Albans, UK [tedNEWS]   Trans-European Division staff may be in lockdown, working from home and radically needing to adjust their routines, but this week they sent out a very strong message that ‘we are still together’, while showing support for the many leaders, pastors, church members and volunteers across Europe, who are doing so much to support others during the coronavirus pandemic.

A man gets baptised during Coronavirus lockdown

Baptism in Croatia plea despite Coronavirus Lockdown

2 April 2020 | Sisak, Croatia [APN, Daniel Purda / tedNEWS]  No viral pandemic was going to stop one man from making public his commitment to Christ.


Tiny particle creating huge problems

30 March 2020 | Oslo, Norway [Tor Tjeransen]   It is hard to believe that something so small can cause so much damage! Over recent weeks, the news has been flooded with reports about COVID-19 and the huge problems this pandemic is creating across the world. But how much do you know about the miniscule culprit responsible for all the chaos?

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Helping children (and others) with viral anxiety

The coronavirus outbreak has naturally triggered an enormous outpouring of anxiety. The escalating crisis is in the news every time we turn on the TV or tap on our phones. Life has suddenly turned upside down and the rules are being rewritten daily. Families are working, studying, caring for each other and trying to stay healthy in confined spaces, with limited resources, and often a long way from those they love. When we feel anxious, we’re more likely to be irritable with each other and that causes even more anxiety.

Dear Grandparents – a message of love from around the world

One of the 15 children sharing a message of love to their grandparents27 March 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert / Corrado Cozzi]  #dear grandparents, a short social media clip released today is already bringing both a smile and a tear to grandparents, parents and children around the world.Already being translated and subtitled in a multitude of languages including Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish, 15 children show their love and concern for their grandparents, each speaking in their own language in a global act emphasising that “you are not alone”.