Let’s face it; we are in unexpected times. 2020 has been a roller coaster with a pandemic, a lockdown, economic fallout, racism, and riots. Many American citizens feel helpless in these unknown waters and fearful of what catastrophic event will come next.
But for the Christ-follower, we do not fear.
Honestly, being a pastor in this season has been thrilling. While at the same time, I have been amazed at how easy it has been to get caught up in all of the minutiae of mandates, hand sanitizers, and face masks. While all of that is extremely important, I want to refocus on a topic that I have not seen discussed very much. I want to take a moment to refocus on the calling of the pastor to share the Gospel.
After the initial freak out over the COVID19 Pandemic, it can be scary for a pastor to lead his people back to church. Because there are many opinions and so much information out there, the process of how to get back to church is not clear.
Loss is real, and grief plagues everyone to some degree. The struggle of grief can present itself through the loss of a family member, a pet, or even a job. The overwhelming emotion of grief can hit at any time. Grief, known as the emotion experienced after loss, is one of the strongest emotions. Grief … Read more New Post On PreachingSource – Comforting Those Who Are Grieving