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(Yesterday on the weblog: Has There Ever Been a Higher Time To Begin a Weblog?)
Now that we’ve all been in lockdown (or one thing near it) for a couple of weeks, we’re beginning to surprise: How can we get again out of it? This text explains at the least one route. I count on it’s going to be a very long time earlier than life returns to any semblance of regular. (See additionally Google Searches Can Assist Us Discover Rising Covid-19 Outbreaks and Strict Lockdowns and Speedy Assessments: How Poorer Nations Are Bracing for Coronavirus.)
I respect this plea from Andrew T. Walker. “Here’s my plea to pastors from someone who has dedicated much of their career to fighting for religious liberty: COVID-19 isn’t the occasion to have a fight over religious liberty. This isn’t a targeted assault on the church. It’s not a conspiracy to jail pastors. If bad laws result, let’s fight them. But if we believe Romans 13 is inspired (and indeed, we ought), now is a time to trust the vividness of its intent for our society. Government is here to serve us by protecting us.”
“I’m not sure what your home has been looking like these last few weeks, but ours is starting to get a bit restless. Not restless to necessarily ‘do more’ but restless in the sense of being more easily annoyed and more easily frustrated. Buttons are pushed a little bit quicker, comments come out a little bit harsher and irritation seems to creep up a little bit faster than it did a couple of weeks ago. Our ‘flesh’ is hanging out a bit more, so to speak…and the tone is one we are having to fight against. MY tone is one I am having to fight against.”
Tom Schreiner solutions succinctly.
I discovered this one fascinating. “While much has changed in my particular life due to COVID-19, much has also stayed the same. I’m thankful for both, actually. I feel like I am having a more full human experience by having to accept what I cannot change right now. I’m also finding some enjoyment in trying to find a mental construct in my brain in which to place this experience, ‘a peg to hang it on,’ so to speak…”
Tony Payne has some good issues to say on this article, although I’m unsure I agree with the second half as a lot as the primary. However I actually respect his level that we have to embrace the fact that what we’re doing on-line just isn’t church.
A short while in the past I seen the Caprivi Strip on a map and needed to determine it out. This text explains.
A stingy funding in instruments earns a stingy return, and a considerable funding in instruments earns a considerable return.
The calls for of following Christ will value you the whole lot. However you acquire excess of you surrender. You surrender filth for diamonds. —Steve Lawson