Did God Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic? If Not, Why Did He Allow It?

In the last month I have been asked with great frequency, “Did God cause the Coronavirus pandemic. If not, why did He allow it if He is indeed omnipotent?” Whenever we seek to answer such questions, we must first express our humility, remembering the Apostle Paul’s admonition, “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom […]

Why Are We So Shocked by the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Question: Why are we so shocked by the coronavirus pandemic? Answer:  As I was surfing the internet the other day, I came across a title that arrested my attention. It read, “Global Deaths: Jan. 1-March 30, 2020” on worldometer.info. As I scrolled down the list, I was shocked by the numbers. Here they are (at the […]

Faith In a Time of Crisis

The Coronavirus pandemic has painfully liberated Americans from the fallacy that we are in control. Frankly, as twenty-first century Americans, we live in an artificial bubble, where death is not a constant companion like it has been for most human beings, in most places, for most of human history. C. S. Lewis, contemplating the fears […]

The Coronavirus: What Would Jesus Do?

I am asked again and again, what should Christians do during this coronavirus pandemic? Perhaps the best way to answer that question is the one famously asked by the Rev. Charles Sheldon in his phenomenally best-selling novel In His Steps published in 1896 at the turn of the 20th century. This novel, perhaps the best-selling […]