Posts from March 2020

Posts from March 2020

Recommended Reading List

When the UK was in lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic, Eugene Higgins (New Jersey, USA) supplied us with a list of highly recommended books to read, as follows: BIOGRAPHIES George Müller of Bristol: His Life of Prayer and Faith by A. T. Pierson Spurgeon by Arnold Dallimore Robert Murray M’Cheyne by Andrew Bonar The Burning Heart (John Wesley biography) by A. Skevington Wood To the Golden Shore: The Life of Adoniram Judson by Courtney Anderson James Hudson Taylor: 2-volume set (The Growth of a…

Fear, Frailty and Faith in a COVID-19 World

Fear, Frailty and Faith in a COVID-19 World 21st Mar 2020 The busy jovial self-employed painter I met yesterday in the decorating supplies shop was having none of it. “I won’t be getting the virus. I’m immune to everything. I’m even immune to work!” I smiled at his dark British humour, inwardly wondering if he was really more worried than he was letting on. The Romanian cleaner I met earlier in the day was, I think, more honest. “We are…

A Biblical Perspective on COVID-19

Dr. A. J. Higgins M.D. (New Jersey, USA) draws key lessons to be learned from the Covid-19 outbreak: It is inherent in human nature to always search for a “meaning” to everything. To feel a victim of random, meaningless events, to be a cork bobbing in the sea of life’s uncontrollable events, is to be reduced to a sense of futility and near despair. While I would not profess to find meaning in the events which are occurring over COVID-19,…