Christians risk lives to help fight coronavirus in China as death toll skyrockets
As the death toll from the coronavirus reaches at least 1,383, according to numbers released by the Chinese Communist Party, Christians on the mainland are risking their lives to provide aid to families in cities that have been deemed high risk for the disease.
Mark Hogsed, World Helpâs vice president of international programs, told The Christian Post that the Christian nongovernmental organization is partnering with local pastors to distribute emergency relief in the provinces surrounding Wuhan, where the infection now known as COVID-19 is thought to have originated last December.
âFor over 20 years, weâd been working with a network of local Chinese pastors and church planters doing Bible distribution, church planting, and evangelizing,â he said. âSo we heard this network is willing to distribute protective masks as well as food to the people theyâre ministering to. All they needed were the...