Us & Them Podcast from December 16, 2020
Charleston native Trey Kay explored how the pandemic has affected not only local ministries but also the impact it’s had on the personal faith of individuals. Among those interviewed was our own Lead Pastor, Matt Friend.
You’ll be encouraged as each local leader discusses why church is important, how they’ve adapted, and what really matters in this season and in life.
This year has tested us in many ways. Restrictions and stay-at-home orders prevent people from sharing familiar traditions and worshiping together. Some say the coronavirus has tested their faith and beliefs. Not only do they mourn those who’ve died, they miss gathering with their congregations, whether it’s in a pew or kneeling on the floor for daily prayers. Many churches, mosques and synagogues now offer online services in a virtual realm, which can open new doors. Faith practices in the time of COVID-19 look and feel different, but how has the virus changed our spirituality?