What does it look like to love your community when you cannot go out into your community? Pastor Steve Viars offers very practical ways that we can be loving those in our community through COVID-19. Steve will share how his church has responded to community needs while doing all they can to protect their congregation. You’ll be encouraged to hear how much we can say “yes” to during this season.
How is the worldwide spread of the coronavirus affecting the persecuted church? Todd Nettleton from Voice of the Martyrs joins Ken and Deb to share the gospel opportunities that have come as a result of this pandemic as well as how we can be praying for Christian prisoners in China who are suffering with COVID-19. Be listening Wednesday to gain a global perspective on how to be lifting up our brothers and sisters in Christ during this worldwide health crisis.
Pastor Steve Viars has served at Faith Church since 1987. He and his wife Kris have two married daughters, a son, and three grandchildren. Pastor Viars’ gifted teaching ministry, enthusiasm for the Word of God, and organizational skills are instrumental in equipping Faith Church. He oversees the staff, deacons, and all Faith ministries and serves on the boards of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, Biblical Counseling Coalition, Vision of Hope, and the Faith Community Development Corporation.
Todd Nettleton is the Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs—USA and the host of The Voice of the Martyrs Radio. Todd serves as a voice for persecuted Christians, working with the media to tell people in the United States about the faithfulness of Christ’s followers in 70+ nations where they face persecution for wearing His name. During 20+ years serving at VOM, Todd has travelled the world and conducted face-to-face interviews with hundreds of Christians who’ve endured persecution in more than 30 nations.