Here are some highly recommended links to articles, podcasts and media relevant to spiritual flourishing during the difficulties of the pandemic. It is a great investment of your extra time!
Anxiety, Depression, and the Comfort of Christ
Anxiety and depression result from the interplay of our having bodies, being social creatures with a soul and being soverignly situated. This article is very helpful in helping us know what Jesus Christ has to offer us in our struggles with anxiety and depression.
Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has touched many areas of life. Our daily routines have shifted and we suddenly find ourselves navigating uncharted waters and experiencing a range of emotions. We hope this page of resources will be an encouragement to you.
Read Slow - An Encouragement to Read Books in a Day of Anxious Headlines
From a solidly Reformed seminary.
"In light of these unprecedented times, we, as a bookstore, would like to do something a bit different in this newsletter. We’ve collected 15 of our favorite chapters that help us slow down and understand ourselves and our God in the midst of scary and uncertain times. These readings are available to download for free. We pray they will be a comfort to you and those you care for. Please read, share and be encouraged."
Josiah Pettit, Director, wtsbooks.com
John Piper's Coronavirus and Christ
In response to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, John Piper has written a short book, Coronavirus and Christ (Crossway, April 2020).
Desiring God partnered with WORLD magazine to provide you with this timely resource in its print, digital, and audiobook versions at no cost.
Gospel Resources on COVID-19
The Gospel Coalition is a collection of pastors and qualified elders who provide direction and leadership to TGC. They meet annually for fellowship, discussion, planning, accountability, and prayer around the gospel of our Lord Jesus. Aiming to bring biblical conviction and pastoral sensitivity to bear on a range of pressing contemporary issues, the Council is committed to shepherding the next generation of church leaders in line with TGC’s foundation documents.