|Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’|
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes.
The wildfire that left Paradise, California, in grim, dusty ruins this week destroyed more than half of about two dozen houses of worship in the town, along with thousands of homes and other structures.
From safer ground in nearby Chico, pastors have worked to coordinate physical and spiritual relief for their now far-flung congregants. They’ve also been tasked with delivering updates on their church buildings, as Paradise residents hope for any indication that their homes, schools, or sanctuaries ...
Monday, November 19, 2018
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings