As I write this in April, our world is in the midst of what most would agree is an unprecedented crisis. The COVID-19 virus has had serious effects on almost every aspect of our lives. Millions have become sick; tens of thousands have died. And what is most frustrating—and, perhaps, frightening—is that at least right now there is no certain end in sight. What will it be like when you read these words in June?
Today, I received an e-mail from a good friend, Professor Daniel Deutschlander. He is a man who has been blessed not only with deep Christian wisdom but also with the skill to express it. I took his words to heart, because they applied directly to me and to my own shortcomings and failures during these trying times. Perhaps his words will resonate with you as well. Here is part of what he wrote:
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Author: Mark Schroeder
Volume 107, Number 06
Issue: June 2020