The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in the church. While some of them were good, a lot of them were terrible. The pandemic has shut down many churches from meeting together, which has then caused a decrease in ministries, which then led to a decrease in offerings, which then caused deficits in budgets. For … Read more
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.