Why Did the Church Follow Covid-19 Mandates?
Why has the Church and its leaders followed the pandemic mandates when we are taught not to live in fear? Living in fear is not equivalent to precaution. By following mandates, though legislated and enforced by the state, we are showing respect for each person’s health around us. The Church has faced multiple pandemics in its history, which is pointed out in N.T. Wright’s book God and the Pandemic. How can we as Christians act in times full of crisis?