When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
COVID-19 has rocked our world. Ordered to stay at home, not only our own protection, but for the protection of others, obedience has become one of the most loving things we can do. And yet, there are those in the church world who have complained loudly with an implication that the church cannot be the church unless it gathers in one place to worship. Indeed, in the history of the church, never has there been such a widespread shut-down of church gatherings – not even during the Spanish Flu of 1918 when only a few local municipalities closed their houses of worship. But is a central house of worship a requirement for the church to be church? What does it take to be the Fellowship?