Can the Church Survive COVID-19?

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This is a podcast episode titled, Can the Church Survive COVID-19?. The summary for this episode is: Church is more than a building. It's a people. So is social distancing a church-ending threat?&nbsp;Or is COVID-19 offering the church fresh opportunities for mission? https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick) discuss the most important threats facing the church today. Interested in more content like this? Go back and listen to Keith's episode https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/are-we-hypocrites-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-12-1/ (Are We Hypocrites? ) Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. &nbsp; Outline 0:20 - How the coronavirus impacts the church 2:40 - Barriers to entry 5:50 - A new mission field: online 8:10 - Early adopters vs. traditionalists 10:15 - The Church: Jesus's establishment (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&amp;version=NIV (Ephesians 5.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&amp;version=NIV (Acts 20.28)) 12:35 - Local churches vs. Mega churches (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&amp;version=NIV (Hebrews 13.7)) 15:50 - Missional churches 16:40 - Missing the real threats to the church 20:20 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/are-we-hypocrites-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-12-1/ (Are We Hypocrites?) 22:50 - Where are the serious Christians? (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&amp;version=NIV (Acts 6.1)) 24:40 - https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists (Donatism) 27:10 - Is power bad? 28:50 - Division, gossip, and conflict resolution (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&amp;version=NIV (Philippians 4.2-3) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&amp;version=ESV (Proverbs 18.17)) 34:00 - Connecting Jesus and the Church 36:30 - Acts 20.29-30 37:00 - Questions to wrestle with 39:20 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Scripture Ephesians 5.1-2: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&amp;version=NIV) Acts 20.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&amp;version=NIV) Hebrews 13.7: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&amp;version=NIV) Acts 6.1: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&amp;version=NIV) Philippians 4.2-3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&amp;version=NIV) Proverbs 18.17: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&amp;version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&amp;version=ESV) Acts 20.29-30: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts+20%3A29-30&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts+20%3A29-30&amp;version=NIV) &nbsp; Resources Donatism ("Donatist" from Encyclopaedia Britannica): https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists) &nbsp; Related Are We Hypocrites?:... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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Church is more than a building. It's a people. So is social distancing a church-ending threat? Or is COVID-19 offering the church fresh opportunities for mission? https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick) discuss the most important threats facing the church today. Interested in more content like this? Go back and listen to Keith's episode https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/are-we-hypocrites-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-12-1/ (Are We Hypocrites? ) Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO.   Outline 0:20 - How the coronavirus impacts the church 2:40 - Barriers to entry 5:50 - A new mission field: online 8:10 - Early adopters vs. traditionalists 10:15 - The Church: Jesus's establishment (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&version=NIV (Ephesians 5.1-2) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&version=NIV (Acts 20.28)) 12:35 - Local churches vs. Mega churches (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&version=NIV (Hebrews 13.7)) 15:50 - Missional churches 16:40 - Missing the real threats to the church 20:20 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/are-we-hypocrites-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-12-1/ (Are We Hypocrites?) 22:50 - Where are the serious Christians? (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&version=NIV (Acts 6.1)) 24:40 - https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists (Donatism) 27:10 - Is power bad? 28:50 - Division, gossip, and conflict resolution (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&version=NIV (Philippians 4.2-3) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&version=ESV (Proverbs 18.17)) 34:00 - Connecting Jesus and the Church 36:30 - Acts 20.29-30 37:00 - Questions to wrestle with 39:20 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   Scripture Ephesians 5.1-2: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A1-2&version=NIV) Acts 20.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+20%3A28&version=NIV) Hebrews 13.7: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+13%3A7&version=NIV) Acts 6.1: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+6%3A1&version=NIV) Philippians 4.2-3: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=philippians+4%3A2-3&version=NIV) Proverbs 18.17: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+18%3A17&version=ESV) Acts 20.29-30: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts+20%3A29-30&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts+20%3A29-30&version=NIV)   Resources Donatism ("Donatist" from Encyclopaedia Britannica): https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Donatists)   Related Are We Hypocrites?:... Support this podcast