On Returning to Church Buildings

The Book of Ezra chronicles the slow return to worship in Jerusalem after the people were allowed to return from exile in Babylon. It took four Persian monarchs, multiple governors of Judah, battles and persecution, and about 90-100 years, as far as I can figure it. Maybe our rush to return from the exile of Covid-19 can find wisdom in this…

copyright 2020, Timothy V. Olson

Getting Back to Normal

A Beggar’s Take on Normal and New Normal

In the midst of our spatial distancing, our face masks, our staying at home there is great longing for a return to normal, or at least the establishment of some “new” normal that will give us order and reduce our anxiety. What is God doing about “normal?”

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