Links on Theology, Life, and Culture to encourage us to be — and to make — disciples.
3 Ways to Fight Your Fears ‘In this psalm [Ps 34], David guides us through three steps to trust God and fight our fears.’ These encouraging steps can be found here.
How to Talk to Your Family About Social Distancing Unique times call for unique terms; ‘social distancing’ is one of them. (And social distancing doesn’t mean social disconnecting). Read here.
Podcast: A Christian Doctor’s Guide to Thinking about Coronavirus (Bob Cutillo, MD) This interview is an excellent mix of medical and spiritual insight. Listen on you favourite Podcast catcher under ‘The Crossway Podcast’: ‘A Christian Doctor’s Guide to Thinking about Coronavirus’
Coronavirus, Courage, and the Second Temptation of Christ A helpful article ‘discerning the difference between courage, cowardice, and recklessness.’ Am I being brave or careless? Am I being wise in my connections and in my distancing?
How a “You do You” Culture Has Made Us Vulnerable to the Coronavirus This insightful article shows how the individualistic currents in our culture have tragic consequences, since ‘nothing tests the validity of a worldview like tragedy and suffering’. And, satirizing the ‘you-only-live-once’ mindset in these interviews can make a similar point. The Mayor of Vancouver has noted similar individualistic behaviour. Thankfully, many are swimming against the cultural current of individualism.
Kyle Meeker Theological and Leadership Development Pastor