Words of Hope During COVID-19
Evan Young, a staff member of Discipleship Ministries (an agency of The United Methodist Church), shares three ways he creates daily life with God during the great challenge and distress of COVID-19.
God loves the world; the world is God’s first love. And because God wants to mend the world, we are called into the world to hear its groans. When we listen to the groans, we get a glimpse of what it may mean to follow Jesus more faithfully in the world in which we live.
—Trevor Hudson and Stephen D. Bryant, Companions in Christ: The Way of Transforming Discipleship (Upper Room Books, 2006)
As you hear the groans of the world, where is Jesus calling you to faithfully follow? Join the conversation.
God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life. God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him.
—John 3:16-17 (CEB)
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(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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