Early in March, the prevailing thought was that we’d all be back in buildings for church services by May.
Very few expected the COVID pandemic to go this long.
It’s now May, and only a handful of churches have reopened at very limited percentages of their normal seating capacity.
Some churches are working on plans for reopening in June, still limiting their seating, and many will not reopen till July or August.
One of the major existing questions is, Are your people ready to come back?
How many are ready?
Surveys will help, but it’s more like refueling in flight, we have to move forward to get real answers.
This elongated waiting, combined with so much unknown, is wearing on leaders.
It’s difficult to lead when moving forward is so encumbered.Read More