By Jonathan Watson on Feb 17, 2016
With wars, terrorism, natural disasters, and persecution it can be easy for the church to batten down the hatches. But what has Jesus called us to do during this times? During times of tragedy, the Church's witness can be stronger than ever.
Does anybody else think the world is getting worse? Most of us can't remember a decade when there hasn't been a war somewhere in the world. Statistics from the GRID-Arendal Map & Graphics Library records a significant increase in natural disasters across the world. And here at home, we see violence and hatred in new and unexpected ways. But what happens when these tragedies strike in your community?
How Should the Church Respond to Calamity?
In the twenty-first chapter of Luke's gospel, we read the following warning from Jesus Christ:
Fighting the Urge to Hide
Three Ways to Respond to Tragedy
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