In the midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are all faced with change, uncertainty, and questions. In this new world, how do we transition to an even more digital lifestyle? How do we have community without contributing to the spread of COVID-19? How do we live for Jesus and love others in a world that is gripped by fear, anxiety, and panic? There is hope at the feet of Jesus, even if it can be difficult to see. Here we have some resources and ideas for you to use and to share concerning this Coronavirus issue. God bless, go blue, and stay healthy:
5 Lessons from Spurgeon’s Ministry in a Cholera Outbreak – An article by The Gospel Coalition which encourages us to continue to love our neighbors, and uses Charles Spurgeon as an example on how we might do that.
8 Strategies for Getting the Most Out of an Online Class – An article from Northeastern University on how to effectively manage online classes.
All Quiet in the Noisy City? : Emotional Health and Life Amidst COVID-19 – An article by Cru with tips for living an emotionally healthy life.
Dear College Students: The Mission isn’t Cancelled – An article by The Gospel Coalition encouraging us to not waste our lives, even in pandemic.
Four Sevens – A devotional taking 28 days to go through the Book of Luke. A great way to look to Jesus while learning to study the Bible deeply.
How to Deal with the Anxiety of the Coronavirus? – An article by everystudent.com that can help with your own anxiety, or for sharing with friends and family.
Peace of Mind in an Unstable World – Another everystudent.com article. If you find it helpful, consider sharing it on social media so that others can benefit from it as well!
Read the New Testament in 90 Days – Spend time going through God’s Word alone or with friends with this Bible Reading Plan.
Refuge Psalms – A collection of Psalms focusing on God being our refuge. Use these to meditate on God’s unchanging nature, even while the world is changing so drastically.
The God Who Is (Bible Study Series) – A series of Bible studies that focus on different attributes of God (Including leader’s guides if you want to go through this with your friends or in any other group setting).
This is a “Defining Moment of Discipleship”: Pastor Benny Ho on COVID-19 – An article on how followers of Jesus should walk during the pandemic.
Westminster Reading Collection for Quarantine – A collection of many devotionals, book chapters, and psalms focusing on lament, anxiety, prayer, and other topics related to the pandemic. A great resource to look through if you are struggling with a specific emotion or topic.