Stick to Covid guidance, churches told Former Evangelicals Now editor John Benton has warned UK churches not to ‘take their cue’ from overseas, and ‘be bamboozled’ into breaking government guidance over meeting together. en staff John MacArthur preaching at Grace Community Church in California In a blog for the Pastor’s Academy, he laid out seven concerns he has with encouraging congregations to ‘defy the government’. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.