The World Health Organization has officially called the coronavirus or COVID-19 a pandemic. What does that mean for your church? We will talk about how pastors and church leaders can prepare. Do you have a health team in place? How will you communicate information to those in the congregation? If someone shows symptoms, what will you do? Join our conversation about the coronavirus and your church on Chris Fabry Live.
Kent Annan (M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary) is director of humanitarian and disaster leadership at Wheaton College’s Humanitarian Disaster Institute and cofounder of Haiti Partners, a nonprofit focused on education in Haiti. He also serves on the board of directors of the Equitas Group, a philanthropic foundation focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. Kent is the author of Slow Kingdom Coming, After Shock, and Following Jesus through the Eye of the Needle. He speaks regularly around the country and lives in Wheaton, Ill., with his wife and two children.
Jamie D. Aten (Ph.D., Indiana State University) is the founder and co-director of Wheaton College’s Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) and Dr. Arthur P. Rech and Mrs. Jean May Rech Associate Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College. He is also co-author of the Disaster Ministry Handbook. HDI is the country’s’ first social science research center dedicated to the study of faith and disasters. The purpose of the Disaster Ministry Conference is to equip church and lay leaders to serve amid disasters (e.g., natural disasters, refugee crises, mass shootings, acts of terrorism).
Chris Fabry is the host of Chris Fabry Live, one hour of spiritual encouragement from his backyard radio fence. The program challenges listeners to think biblically about their spiritual journeys. Chris is also the author of the Christy Award-winning novel Dogwood, June Bug, ECPA Christian Book Award-winner (Fiction) Almost Heaven, Not in the Heart and Borders of the Heart. He and his family live near Tucson, Ariz.
Chris Fabry Live is designed to build up the spiritual immune system of the Christian men and woman. As you walk through the journey of faith called the Christian life, you meet new people, learn new things, laugh, cry and, most importantly, grow in your understanding of God.