The past few years have been full of hardship. The trouble continues for many. As C.S. Lewis’s character said in the film Shadowlands, “Experience is the most brutal of teachers. But you learn. My God, you learn.” We have learned. Now we must be wise—both smart and faithful in applying all that this trouble has taught us. Let us not miss the opportunity post-pandemic for progress.
Christianity Today offers thoughtful guidelines for how churches can make wise decisions about gathering while we live in the middle of an improving but not finished pandemic.
For pastors, this really is the moment for us to protect our flock from the thieves and wolves that would steal the very health of our congregation and our individual members. It’s our moment to take on the role as shepherds of our flocks.
Are you curious about how vaccines and the immune system work together to stop you from getting sick?
If you or someone in your community is struggling to make a decision about the COVID vaccine, this article from Christianity Today addresses three key ethical questions many of us are asking.
Here’s a review from Nature about where the science stands on facemasks.