First of all, one should probe the anti-vaxxers and the hesitant about their worldview. How do they view the world? What gives them meaning and purpose? One should seek to know this because a worldview is crucial in refusing or getting the vaccine. Religious and secular people (an oxymoron indeed since human beings are inherently … Continue reading How does one convince anti-vaxxers and the hesitant to get the vaccine?
It is not true that the vaccinated have no faith in God. It is also not true that the hesitant and anti-vaxxers don’t have faith in science. In reality, the vaccinated, the hesitant, and the anti-vaxxers are all “walking by faith.” Yes, they are. We are taught faith is stepping into the unknown, and usually, … Continue reading The vaccinated, hesitant, anti-vaxxers, and faith.
Those saying COVID-19 only affects the elderly, and those with underlying health issues are callous and inhumane, to say the least. Those dead from the COVID-19 were grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, children, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Each of these was connected to others in multitudinous ways, therefore, their deaths affected them. If my … Continue reading We do it for the sake of others
Exodus 15:26 (NLT) He said, “If you will listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his sight, obeying his commands and keeping all His decrees, then I will not make you suffer any of the diseases I sent on the Egyptians; for I am the Lord … Continue reading The God who heals
While queuing at our local supermarket this morning, these thoughts crossed my mind...During this COVID-19 pandemic, we see the Christian gospel of grace in open display. Here’s how. Governments across the world are putting up strong measures to combat the spread of the virus and help the poor, needy, elderly, sick, and the most vulnerable … Continue reading The gospel in open display during this COVID-19 pandemic
What was your reaction when government officials in your country announced lockdown regulations to curb the spread of COVID-19? If you had the virus and ordered to self-isolate or quarantine, what has been the range of emotions you’ve experienced? Anger? Depression? Sadness? Moody? Fatigue? Do you feel Controlled? Limited? Imprisoned? Lonely? Walls are closing in? Paranoia? … Continue reading Understanding law and grace during the COVID-19 pandemic