There is no doubt that the past months have been some of the most tumultuous in living memory. Coronavirus has completely changed the way we live, and the scale of the pandemic has shocked the nation to its core. However, the crisis has also brought forth the very best in human nature, with people looking out for others in ways we have seldom seen before. Now, with the UK coronavirus lockdown approaching 100 days, we thought it would be encouraging to reflect on some of the amazing ways in which the Christian community has responded to the coronavirus crisis.
So, without further ado, here are ten examples of when followers of Jesus responded to the coronavirus crisis with love, care, compassion and an unwavering faith.
1. The ‘UK blessing’ viral video
In early May, musicians from a diverse group of UK church denominations came together to sing a virtual rendition of popular worship song ‘The Blessing’. Organised by worship songwriter and vicar of Gas Street Church, Rev Tim…