Coronavirus / COVID-19
Preparing God's people to both stand firm and minister through this difficulty
God’s grievance against the nation in Isaiah 59 was their rejection of truth. A culture of lies had been fostered, resulting in oppression and injustice. Truth had stumbled in the public squares, preventing righteousness from entering and provoking God to judge the nation. What does it look like when truth stumbles in a nation’s public squares?Read More
When public tragedies took place in Jesus’ time, He used them as opportunities to call people to repent. Was Jesus insensitive to the feelings of His countrymen who may have feared for their own lives? Was He cruel and heartless to dismiss the felt need of hurting people who may have lost a loved one in the current calamities of His day?Read More
Preparing to Minister in a Pandemic
Two things offer Christians a great advantage in understanding what is transpiring around us. In Matthew chapter 22, some religious leaders asked Jesus a question. These were people trying to make sense of the world around them, but…
Evaluating the Coronavirus Pandemic from a Christian Perspective
Perhaps the most debilitating symptom of the coronavirus is fear. Officially a global pandemic, and declared a national emergency in America, the coronavirus is producing widespread fear and panic. Is this fear merited? And what should our mindset be as Christians in this time of national anxiety?