The face mask debate among Christ followers amid a devastating global pandemic demands that we think deeply about what outward signs signify about inward spiritual grace. I have come to view wearing a protective mask as a spiritual practice.
It’s true, God promises not to destroy the earth by flood. God did not, however, promise to stop US from destroying the earth.
A theology that that comforts the child trafficker but not the child, the exploiter but not the exploited, the sexual predator but not the victim, the rapist but not the raped, the con artist but not the conned is harmful to a world full of trafficked children, exploited people, and victims of assault and abuse.