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Church in Outbreak

Church in Outbreak

By Redeemer City to City
With startling speed, COVID-19 has changed the way we fellowship.

Join Redeemer City to City as we interview ministry leaders about the unique challenges our churches now face—and how to overcome them.
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Michael Carrion: The Tale of Two Churches
Vice President of Church Planting and Leadership Development for City to City NYC Michael Carrion discusses how majority churches can learn from minority churches, and how the latter's unique history on the margins has developed skills of lament and resilience that others may lack.
June 3, 2020
Al Santino: Engaging Your Community
Community-engagement specialist Al Santino offers guidance on how to seek the good of your community and lend credibility to the case of Christ—both before COVID-19 and after.
May 28, 2020
Damian Grateley and Ryuta Kimura: The Church in Japan
2020 was a year full of exciting plans for City to City Japan. Now that they've changed, CEO Damian Grateley and Director of Training Ryuta Kimura discuss how to adapt to a new course—all while seeking to celebrate God's providence in tough times.
May 18, 2020
John Smed: The Power of Prayer
Church planter and leader of Prayer Current John Smed shares on the importance of outward-facing prayer, as well as some tips on how to reach non-Christians outside of the church.
April 29, 2020
Tim Keller: Easter in a Year of Death
Tim Keller shares how the story of Easter holds a vast hope for us in a year beleaguered by death. View Transcript
April 24, 2020
One Mokgatle: The Changing Church in Africa (Part 2)
One Mokgatle, lead pastor of Rooted Fellowship in Pretoria, South Africa, walks us through the challenges the culture of African churches now faces—as well as the hope God's church has to adapt and stay true to the gospel. View Transcript
April 21, 2020
One Mokgatle: The Changing Church in Africa (Part 1)
One Mokgatle, lead pastor of Rooted Fellowship in Pretoria, South Africa, walks us through the challenges the culture of African churches now faces—as well as the hope God's church has to adapt and stay true to the gospel. View Transcript
April 17, 2020
Insights from the Church in China
Listen along as a leader in China shares the history of the church in China, the lessons it's learned, and what the sudden circumstances of the rest of the world's churches can learn from them.
April 14, 2020
Missy Wallace and Aaron Dailey: Ministering with the Marginalized
Executive Director of the Global Faith & Work Initiative Missy Wallace interviews pastor Aaron Dailey on how to minister with those in a financial struggle during the pandemic.
April 8, 2020
Andrew Katay: Speaking to the Heart
CEO of City to City Australia Andrew Katay gives an update on the coronavirus impacts in Australia, as well as some thoughtful techniques on how to preach in a way that reaches people's hearts during a difficult time.
April 6, 2020
Lois Kehlenbrink: Our Place in God's Story
Pastoral counselor Lois Kehlenbrink offers some advice on how to keep God's story at the center of our minds as we process troublesome circumstances—as well as some tips on how to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with a healthy and biblical mindset. View Transcript
March 30, 2020
Timothy Keller: Disciplines of Distress
Timothy Keller offers us three essential tips for following God amid times of duress. View Transcript
March 26, 2020
Missy Wallace: The Changing Landscape of Work
We talk to Missy Wallace about the rapidly-changing landscape of work. While some are working from home, others are now jobless—and still others find themselves completely overwhelmed with demands created by COVID-19. How should Christians respond to this?
March 23, 2020
Alan Hirsch: Rethinking the Chessboard
Week by week, many pastors pour heart, soul, and tireless work into crafting a compelling Sunday service. But what happens when meeting isn't an option? Missional thought leader Alan Hirsch encourages us to take another look at the chessboard of doing church—and figure out how to move new pieces in new ways. View Transcript
March 20, 2020
David Whitehead: Pastoring in Partnership
More than ever, it can be easy for pastors to feel alone as they minister amid a pandemic. David Whitehead speaks on how pastors can instead choose to work together, be coached, and begin thinking about long-term plans for ministry during an outbreak.
March 19, 2020
Dennae Pierre: Virtual Church and Neighborly Love
Our world has changed overnight in response to the COVID-19 disease. How will churches respond? Redeemer City to City sits down with Dennae Pierre of the Surge Network in Phoenix, Arizona to discuss the new challenges and opportunities of joining together in a time of isolation.
March 18, 2020