In the past couple of months media and social media has been inundated of articles and opinions spanning the width and length of the literal social rainbow, from "we don't care come what may," to "it's all a conspiracy," to "this is one of the horsemen of the apocalypse," to sheer panic and pandemonium. What is a Christian to do in these times, in these circumstances? Companies are sending workers to work from home or temporary closing, sporting events are canceled, theatres are closed, government offices are closed and government officials quarantined.
Whether you are confident or self-conscience, extroverted or introverted, or really any kind of personality, you will go through hardships. Even the toughest man cries at least once in their life. So, in that moment or moments, there is a time where we revert back to a child. Not so much the immaturity (although sometimes people can act like brats when they are upset), but more of the fear of a child.
Over the past three days, here at the building where the Troy Church meets, a space and time wormhole opened transporting sixteen eager children and many of the Troy Church members to a first century Athenian marketplace.
We've all heard this expression so many times, but what does it really mean when it is applied to Christianity?