Fear, Facts & Faith

A Current Events Livestream Series

The Fear, Facts & Faith series was developed by Gordon-Conwell’s Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Public Square to help people think deeply and theologically about the COVID-19 global pandemic. It has expanded to equip people with resources to live out the Christian response to other current events as well. The series has featured experts in theology, epidemiology, economics, psychology, race, and leadership. To learn more, check out our upcoming events, access our video resources, and sign up for our newsletter.

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Join a discussion with scholars in ethics, philosophy, and psychology on the idea of truth and how a Christian ethical perspective can help us navigate the meaning of truth in the public square.

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Hear from our panel of international experts on the Faith, Work, and Economics movement as we reflect upon its past, its present, and its future in the wake of COVID-19, artificial intelligence, and globalization.

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Watch Our Previous Livestreams

The COVID-19: Fear, Facts & Faith livestream brought together global thought leaders in the fields of epidemiology, economics, psychology and theology to discuss the technical and the spiritual issues facing our communities.


The In God We Trust? livestream featured economics and theology global thought leaders to discuss the impending recession, market volatility and the disproportionate financial impact on minority communities.


The New Wineskins for a New Normal livestream featured biblical and pastoral perspectives to equipping us to respond more faithfully and more effectively.


The Who is Our Neighbor? livestream explored the increase in xenophobia and racial stereotyping during the pandemic and how the church can and should respond.


The New Wineskins for a New Normal, II – Transformation Leadership livestream explored how churches can creatively adapt to new challenges during reopening and what transformational leadership looks like at this unique time.


The Race in America, A Nation on Its Knees livestream wrestled with America’s original sin, racism, from biblical and pastoral perspectives. The resources mentioned in the livestream are available in the section below the video.

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The Black History and White Empathy, The Seeds of a New Awakening? livestream addressed racial reconciliation from a biblical and pastoral perspective.

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The A Place at the Table, Beloved Community and Blessed Diversity livestream explored the concept of “belonging” and offered ideas for healing relationships.


In the Vaccines, Safe Living, and “Loving Thy Neighbor” livestream, our expert panelists discussed the proper role of the church in allaying people’s fears and its long tradition of selfless courage in the face of pestilence and plague.

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Our God and Mammon: Economics and Moral Choice livestream will explore the technical, ethical, theological, and pastoral issues surrounding the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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