Faith In The Time of Corona

With the COVID-19 outbreak, attending Sunday services is now problematic for some Christians. Since services are essentially made up of congregations of people in confined air-conditioned spaces, they are potential avenues for the contagion to spread. Two local churches have already been identified as outbreak clusters, and it is no wonder there are Christians unwilling to attend services for now. Despite MOH’s assurance that church services may continue with precautionary measures, there would be those who remain unassured. On the other hand, there are Christians who resolutely continue with “business as usual” because they believe God will protect them from the outbreak. Already one local pastor has declared to his church that “No virus can come near you.” These responses to the outbreak prompt the question: Is it a lack of faith when one stays away from service to avoid the contagion?

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