Our “Into the Wilderness” unit got a lot more real this week.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has brought a lot of new fear and anxiety to our community and to our world. and most of us our hunkered down at home. Since we were unable to have in perosn Sunday School, we sent out At-Home Lesson Plans for families, and this episode follows one family’s discussion…
We continue our Lenten unit, where we are wandering the wilderness with Jesus on the way to Easter. The theme each week corresponds to the theme of a chapter in the book: Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman. This week: Chapter 2 – Fear. Here Thurman offers a theological answer to the fear of the disinherited:
“The awareness of being a child of God tends to stabilize the ego and results in a new courage, fearlessness, and power. I have seen it happen again and again.”