Links on Theology, Life, and Culture to encourage us to be — and to make — disciples.

How to Talk to Children About the Coronavirus
Pastor John Piper is asked to put on his ‘grandfather’ hat and speak to his grandchildren. Pull up a chair and read (or listen) to the biblical and sage wisdom — encouragement for kids and adults.

It Takes Theology to Lament
“Our laments emerged from the paradox of the daily battle with grief and our theology. Rather than seeing this tension as something wrong or unhelpful, lament allows us to embrace it.” Let this article help guide you.

How to Redeem (Quarantined) Time
Though a pandemic may prove a halting stop (or rearrangement) to our routines, it shouldn’t be to our sanctification. Rather, live as you are called—at work, at home, and at leisure. Find encouragement here.

3 Keys to a Christian Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Faith. Hope. Love. This article adds fresh insight for how these three characteristics can be seen in our actions. “There is nothing new under the sun’” (Ecclesiastes 1:9). That was easier to believe a couple of weeks ago. Although this certainly isn’t the first time a crisis has captured the world’s attention, few to none have had the sort of global impact as the advent of Covid-19. Maybe you have noticed a change in your mood…”

A Day to Fast and Pray: Saturday, April 4
This article includes a guide for a morning prayer, midday prayer and early-evening prayer, 4-5pm (joining with other believers from around the globe via Youtube).

You’re Probably Doing It Wrong: Tips for Speaking to a Camera
With many of us on-line even more — for work and for school, with community groups and with friends — this article gives some helpful tips.

The untold origin story of the N95 mask
Masks are now standard. And how they developed provides an interesting story.

Kyle Meeker
Theological and Leadership Development Pastor