Links on Theology, Life, and Culture to encourage us to be — and to make — disciples.
Coronavirus and Christ “Scarcely a page in the Bible is irrelevant for this crisis.” Let us know God, especially now! Pulling together Scriptural texts, John Piper helps us see the vista of our Great God and King! Also, additional resources are highlighted at the conclusion of the article.
Practice Hospitality. Especially During a Pandemic. ‘“How does this change things? What does radical, Christian hospitality look like under COVID-19?”‘ Excellent insight and encouragement from Rosaria Butterfield here.
Mother Earth or Father God? ‘“My wife turned to me and commented, ‘Mother Earth is commended for communicating with us, but if you were to say that God is communicating those same things, all he would get is fist-shaking and blame.’ Fine for Mother Earth to have a voice, but not so much for the Father of Creation.”’ Read the brief article here. (HT: Tim Challies)
Resources abound: “All the Free and Discounted Stuff for these Difficult Times” “Difficult times often provoke special generosity. That has proven the case with many Christian ministries and businesses in these difficult and uncertain days. Here is some of the free or discounted material that has been made available.”
Especially for kids: Activities to learn and to add variety (most are free) The book: Big Picture Bible Crafts: 101 Simple and Amazing Crafts to Help Teach Children the Bible, is free here. Apologetics Canada includes resources for kids here. Also, there is a Podcast for kids (two seasons worth!) found in your Podcast catcher under the title: ‘The Human Project for Kids’. For science experiments, a mom shares 63 easy science experiments for kids using household stuff. (With the scarcity of eggs, the ‘amazing egg in a bottle’ experiment may have to wait.) For virtual learning, keep kids engaged with 21 online learning resources, apps, and games for kids.
Kyle Meeker Theological and Leadership Development Pastor