Religion News Service: A small United Methodist church in Texas is "absolutely heartbroken" after losing its pastor to COVID-19 as the pandemic spreads to rural areas of the country previously spared by the virus, according to its district superintendent.
Baptist News Global: Closing down church buildings could create serious repercussions not just for the people who miss gathering there but also for the facilities themselves.
The Conversation: Pain reminds us all that we need to take care of ourselves.
CNN: White Christians have concerned ourselves with race; the overwhelming focus has been on what most describe as "racial reconciliation." None of this focus has brought collective transformation.
The Guardian: A funeral, a family, and a journey into a disappearing religion.