How Will the Pandemic Impact the Church?
Expert insight on The social and economic impact of COVID-19 on churches
Guest post by Bruce Wydick
Like your church, I’m sure, my church has been radically impacted by the pandemic. And I’m not just using the word “radical” because both my family and our church happen to be stationed in Berkeley, California. Every church has been radically impacted.
As a development economist, my job is often to use statistics to look at “cause and effect” for different kinds of poverty programs and policies, but here I’d like to consider what the effects of this pandemic have been and will be on the Church in the United States. I like to think of impacts in a comprehensive, holistic sense, so let’s consider in turn the economic, social, psychological, and spiritual impacts of the pandemic on the church.
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