How do we rethink social distancing so that we don’t throw out something we all need to survive? Monday we will connect with Mark Eckel from the Comenius Institute, who will offer five principles to growing relationships as we practice social distancing. Mark will encourage us to actually move beyond social distancing to social visiting to be a blessing to those around us.
Scripture tells us to remember those in prison as if we were in prison with them, so what would that look like during COVID-19? Monday we will visit with Heather Rice-Minus, VP of Government Affairs and Church Mobilization, with Prison Fellowship. We will hear about the current conditions in state and federal prisons and how to be praying for those that are incarcerated at this time. Be listening for an update on how Prison Fellowship is endeavoring to continue to serve men and women who are in prison during these difficult days and how we can help those that are suffering.
Is church essential? It's a question that many Pastors and church leaders in Illinois have been considering while their doors have been shuttered. Monday we will visit with Pastor Tim Bowman from Calvary Church of the Quad Cities who will share with us how they came to the decision to open their church doors for Pentecost Sunday.
Mark Eckel is President of The Comenius Institue, serving students and faculty on the campus of IUPUI. Mark teaches for various institutions and is Professor of Leadership, Education, and Discipleship for Capital Seminary. Fishers, Indiana is his home. For over 30 year Mark has served the Christian education community as a high school teacher, college professor, curriculum writer and international speaker.