By Ethan D. Bryan Editor’s note: Ethan Bryan embarked on an exciting quest to play catch every day for a year. During that year, he encountered many interesting people and walked away with valuable life lessons. This post covers day 130 in his quest. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” —Joshua 1:9 I love playing catch with southpaws. They can’t throw the ball straight. Not that people who throw the ball right-handed always throw it straight, but…

Physicians reflect theologically on three unique Christian contributions to COVID-19 preparations. Over the past week, the world has turned its full attention to the protein-thorned crown of COVID-19. It is rare to experience such a widespread global unease, in which we all find ourselves dwelling on the very same thing. In a way, the noise of modern life has been ousted by what C. S. Lewis called “God’s megaphone”: pain. Patients are dying. People are scared. And we find ourselves stuck between the flippantly arrogant (“The coronavirus is just another flu”) and the fearfully paranoid (“We are on the brink…