Rising early to get ready for work, I scanned the headlines and saw the same chaos and upset you are seeing. I needed this reminder from Psalm 43 (CSB).
God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble. Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas, though its water roars and foams and the mountains quake with its turmoil. Selah
Here are some articles you may find helpful. Church planters should take note of the articles relating specifically to you:
Matt Hodges writes about lies Satan tells Church Planters.
Here’s an article about fears wives of Church Planters face.
Knowing what other churches are planning to do when restrictions lift can be helpful. Here’s one church’s plan.
Andy Winn talks about the pandemic and church finances.
The Good Book Company has some good titles on sale for 50% off.
Here’s a discussion about how to handle disagreement among leaders, primarily from the standpoint of dealing with people in the church, but applicable on a broader scale.
Owen Strachan looks forward to the next ten years of theological discussions and issues.
What are the rights and responsibilities of churches regarding reopening after the pandemic?
Phil Newton asks and answers the question about what to preach during a crisis.
Andy Johnson writes a very helpful article on measuring missionary success.
I’ll be back later in the week. Thanks for stopping by.