Audio & Video Messages on COVID-19

In God’s providence, the coronavirus pandemic brings several unique opportunities for Christians. This resource collection includes helpful messages and discussions on what Christian faithfulness looks like in troubling times.

  • The Gospel, the Church, and This Present Crisis Audio Message by John MacArthur

    How can Christians unite to serve our neighbors in time of need? In this conversation with Ligonier’s President, Chris Larson, Dr. John MacArthur examines the remarkable opportunity set before the church today to be a witness to the grace of God in a corrupted world. Questions: What should Christians think about the COVID-19 global health crisis? (:31) How does the coronavirus pandemic provide us with a unique opportunity to proclaim the gospel? (2:28) How can Christians come together during the present health crisis to serve our neighbors? (4:36) How can Christians express the truth of human dignity during a … View Resource

  • Pastoral Care in Times of Crisis Audio Message by H.B. Charles Jr.

    A panel discussion with Drs. H.B. Charles Jr., Sinclair Ferguson, and Burk Parsons. Questions: What are some words of comfort with which we can fight fear and anxiety? (2:13) How are you praying right now through the crisis surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19)? (11:50) How should Christians respond to times of suffering? (13:58) As many church services and gatherings have been canceled during this health crisis, what are your churches doing to continue in worship and fellowship? (19:20) How can Christians continue to minister to one another when large gatherings present a health risk? (30:23) How can Christians live as … View Resource

  • The Imago Dei, Human Dignity, and the Present Crisis Audio Message by W. Robert Godfrey

    Christians have a message of dignity and hope to give to a watching world in times of crisis. In this conversation with Ligonier’s President, Chris Larson, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey discusses the lessons we can learn from Scripture and church history as we seek to honor the Lord in troubling times. Questions: What lessons can we learn from Christians who have faced plagues and pandemics before us? (2:12) How did some of the heroes of church history handle periods of plague and distress? (4:07) What is the source of human dignity? (7:07) Did Adam continue to bear God’s image … View Resource

  • Faith in Times of Plague – Grimké by Stephen Nichols

    When a health crisis ravages the land, God’s people are presented with a unique opportunity to take inventory of their spiritual lives. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols observes how Francis Grimké guided his congregation through the Spanish flu of 1918.

  • Faith in Times of Plague – Luther by Stephen Nichols

    Ours is not the first age in which Christians have faced the danger of viruses and infectious disease. On this episode of 5 Minutes in Church History, Dr. Stephen Nichols assesses how Martin Luther advised his church to trust in God during a deadly outbreak of the bubonic plague.

  • The Church in Times of Crisis by Stephen Nichols

    We’ve all experienced weeks of upheaval and challenge as we have been going through the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve always believed that church history is helpful for the church today, and I think that’s true in this moment.

  • Christian Reflections on COVID-19: March 31, 2020 by Chris Larson, W. Robert Godfrey and Gregory Poland

    In this recording of a teleconference call with Ligonier’s President and CEO, Chris Larson, together with Teaching Fellow Dr. W. Robert Godfrey and Dr. Gregory Poland from the Vaccine Research Group at Mayo Clinic, hear biblical, medical, and historical perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lord has given us a remarkable opportunity to shine as lights in this dark time and bear witness to our secure hope in Christ.