Caring for Single People During COVID-19

man on sofa“Social distancing” will surely be a contender for the word / phrase of 2020. While for some of us, it might still have novelty value or provide us with a welcome excuse for more family time, for many single people in our church communities it is bad news indeed. There were already plenty of challenges around connecting with couples and families before the pandemic, but now there are legal and health-related reasons for people to be closing doors to each other. The coronavirus lockdown may be a hard time for some single people.

There’s a lot to say about being single at a time like this and as a married guy I won’t add too much.* However, I do want to give encouragement and ideas to married people as to how they might care for single people during a time of physical distancing. Continue reading “Caring for Single People During COVID-19”

Schoolkids at Home. What do I do?

kids at homeSo your kids are at home.

As well as the general stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, now you suddenly you need manage schooling? How is that even possible?

Apart from a few ideas I really don’t know. So I’ve asked some experts: three homeschooling mums from our church. The question:  What tips can you give the rest of us for managing schooling at home? Continue reading “Schoolkids at Home. What do I do?”