Wow: CBS Honors Holy Week, ‘Spreading the Gospel’ Online

Scott Whitlock | April 7, 2020
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[See NewsBusters for more.] Amidst all the bad news and the rising death toll of this global pandemic, Christians are still marking Holy Week and preparing for Easter. It’s not often, however, that such aspects of faith are explored on network television, even during normal circumstances. So, it was refreshing to see CBS This Morning on Monday focus on two preachers “spreading the Gospel during this pandemic.” Correspondent James Brown spoke to Pastor Craig Altman of the Grace Family Church in Tampa, Florida. He explained the decision to close: “We realized love is really protecting people and protecting the vulnerable. That really drove our decision to say, ‘You know, we want to do our best not to injure our community in any way.’”