The present moment finds us still in the midst of an ongoing global pandemic. We face the harsh reality that the world as we once knew it has indeed already passed. We remain unsure of what or when the world to come will arrive. And so we now live within a liminal space between the “what was” and the “next….” How, then, are we to navigate our present circumstances as people of faith? By entering into the wilderness of grief.
Psychologist and pastor David C. Wang is expert on both trauma and spiritual formation. He blends his expertise together to help us navigate the trauma and the grief that arise from the Covid-19 pandemic.
This is a great primer on the complex immune system and why COVID-19 responses vary so much from person to person. It’s wonderfully well-written, making a confusing topic accessible.
In terms of number and severity of cases, the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately impacting black and brown populations in the United States.
Many churches are now wrestling with the myriad decisions that need to be made in order to reopen safely. Christianity Today offers guideposts for decision-making and science-informed advice on practical matters to consider.