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God Is Good All The Time

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

March 24, 2020

Leadership Notes


As you hunker down, I trust you all are being safe. Don't forget, if you are uncomfortable about getting out, there are people we can put you in contact with who would love to pick up groceries or medication for you. All you need to do is contact the church office.


We are making adjustments and moving forward. I love that the people of Covenant Church are reasonable, rational, and responsible. You are terrific. God is good all the time.


We all share the same concern for our economy. This pandemic affects the lives of all of us. Some of you are beginning to struggle. Some of you will struggle. Jobs are at risk. Nest eggs are threatened. While we are all in this together, the hardships are real. I know you will find comfort in your daily Bible reading and/or devotional time. Jesus' Beatitudes in Matthew and Paul's letter to the Romans are especially appropriate. God is good all the time.


I don't know about you, but I have been impressed with the governors of California and New York. They have put partisan bickering on hold. Unlike certain members of Congress, they know that uncertain times call for more cooperative strategies. God is good all the time.


Speaking of governors, Governor Whitmer is providing solid leadership. While churches are exempt from the restrictions on gathering size, Covenant Church, like most Michigan churches, is respecting the governor's authority on this. Not only is it the Biblically responsible thing to do, it is also what's best for our community of faith. Besides, it's not about restricting worship. It's simply about temporarily adjusting the ways we worship. God is good all the time.


I know people are a bit anxious right now. There are so many unknowns out there. And there are