Senior Pastor Paul Van Noy of Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Did Not Believe in Face Masks. He Then Contracted COVID-19 and Ended Up in the ICU

This is the story of Paul Van Noy and Candlelight Christian Fellowship. Its the story of a pastor who didn’t believe in face masks who then contracted COVID-19 and ended up in the ICU. While he was in the ICU he still called for his church to meet in person, and his wife shared Q Anon postings on Facebook during the medical crisis. Pastors like Paul Van Noy should be prosecuted in this blog’s opinion. And it begs the question who is the actual virus? Is it COVID-19 or is it places like Candlelight Christian Fellowship?  Continue reading

A Significant Number of Liberty University Students and Staff are in or Scheduled to Quarantine Due to COVID-19. Will Liberty be Transparent About COVID Data in 2020?

Liberty University launched a COVID-19 dashboard that revealed that over 1,000 students and staff are in or scheduled to quarantine due to the coronavirus. There are gaps and questions that remain however. For example what is the COVID-19 rates prior to this COVID dashboard? What are the COVID-19 infection numbers in the spring of 2020? If anyone has that information please contact this blog so it can be explored and analyzed.  Continue reading

The Washington Post Tells the Story of the Graveson Family and How Two Teenagers Infected With COVID-19 End Up on Ventilators For a Month

The Washington Post told the story of the Graveson family in Alexandria, Virginia. While most of the family was not affected by COVID-19 it put two teenagers in the hospital for a month on a ventilator. This is a story about a family during a pandemic and the odds the family beat during a medical crisis.  Continue reading

Southern Baptist Church Has a Revival in Alabama and Has a Massive COVID-19 Outbreak. Pastor Daryl Ross Defends it and Why Such Pastors Should Be Prosecuted

In Arab, Alabama a Southern Baptist Church holds a revival which leads to a massive COVID-19 outbreak with half the church falling ill. This blog is advocating for pastors who don’t follow health laws and who contribute to neglect to be prosecuted. There is no excuse for constant stories like this one. Continue reading

Recommended Read in the Dallas Morning News: Why Jesus Would Wear a Face Mask During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A professor of medicine at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California writes a column in the Dallas Morning News as to why Jesus would wear a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this post Dr. Karl Lorenz draws upon his time among the Baptists in the Southern United States. Again this blog would encourage you to wear your face mask.  Continue reading

The Tragic Loss of Medical Professional Dr. Lorna Breen Through Suicide as a Result of the Emotional Strain of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the New York Times the other day they told the story of a doctor on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Bronx’s NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital. This is a difficult read about someone from Redeemer Presbyterian Church who had a mental health crisis and sadly committed suicide. This post is not for everyone and has a 1-800 number included for those who might need help in the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Evidence Suggests That Evangelical Churches Meeting During a Pandemic Are Helping to Worsen COVID-19 and Accelerate the Spread in the United States. Also Ed Stetzer Responds to a New York Times Article

There are a number of stories emerging that reveal how COVID-19 outbreaks can be tied back to evangelical churches. Many clamored to re-open only to become tools to transmit the virus. This blog was noticing this development when the New York Times published an article about this issue on July 8, 2020. That article drew Ed Stetzer’s ire in a Christianity Today article which is also covered in this blog post. Continue reading

The Tragic Death of Carsyn Leigh Davis Who Attended a Party at First Assembly of God in Fort Myers, Florida and Contracted COVID-19

A dark story comes out of an Assembly of God Church in Fort Myers, Florida. In the middle of a pandemic a mother takes her immune compromised daughter to a church party at First Assembly of God Fort Myers where she contracts COVID-19. It also turns out that the mother who is allegedly into Christian nationalism and junk science then administers the discredited drug  hydroxychloroquine to her daughter. Two days after her 17th birthday Carysn Davis died  in an ICU and remains one of the youngest fatalities of the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida. A child is dead in Florida and it could have been prevented. This is a story that highlights why evangelicalism is so flawed as junk science, evangelical culture, and Christian nationalism are woven together in this tragedy. Continue reading