Should Christians Stay In or Get Out and Serve?

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This is a podcast episode titled, Should Christians Stay In or Get Out and Serve?. The summary for this episode is: Want to join our 4-week Zoom Bible Study, "Are we living in the end times?" https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/zoom-online-bible-studies (Sign-up today). We start Friday April 3 from 12:00-12:30 with a 15-minute Q&amp;A afterward. "Love is never safe. Whenever you love people, it's always demanding. It always requires some sort of sacrifice. Love always demands something from us." As Christians, we're trying to love and serve our neighbors, but what's the best way to do that? Some people say through social distancing and self-isolation to minimize the spread of coronavirus. Others say through community and service. What's the right answer?https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) andhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick) discuss both can be expressions of genuine love. Interested in more content like this? Listen to our earlier episode onhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ (How Should Christians Response to Coronavirus?). To learn more, visit ourhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us onhttps://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook),https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), andhttps://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo ( )https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. If you want to help us serve, you can https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/featured-event/response-to-covid-19/?hsCtaTracking=19cd2f71-f281-4cfb-a0bb-2ad1ead73b94%7Cda9565dd-5104-44e8-aed0-e8078aa4e01b (sign-up online here). Outline 0:15 -https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ (Coronavirus challenges): What's the right Christian response? Should we serve the community or self-isolate? 3:05 - "Either/Or" framing and judging 5:25 - Motives over matter: Is it safe? 6:20 - What love says 7:30 - The better question: What does love require? 8:10 -https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&amp;version=NIV ( )https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&amp;version=NIV (1 John 3.16-18) 9:30 -https://www.kcbi.org/martin-luther-had-some-great-advice-for-dealing-with-the-coronavirus-500-years-ago/ ( )https://www.kcbi.org/martin-luther-had-some-great-advice-for-dealing-with-the-coronavirus-500-years-ago/ (Martin Luther quote) 13:00 - Why should we stay at home? 15:10 - Why should we go out? 18:40 - How we can love others 20:00 - Issue of discernment and a challenge 20:55 -https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/missouri-medical-debt-radical-generosity-redefining-love-1-cor-13/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/missouri-medical-debt-radical-generosity-redefining-love-1-cor-13/ (RIP Medical Debt) 23:30 -https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+12.9-13&amp;version=ESV ( )https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+12.9-13&amp;version=ESV (Romans 12.9-13) 24:10 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram:https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Twitter:https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo ( )https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Scripture 1 John 3.16-18:https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&amp;version=NIV (... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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Want to join our 4-week Zoom Bible Study, "Are we living in the end times?" https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/zoom-online-bible-studies (Sign-up today). We start Friday April 3 from 12:00-12:30 with a 15-minute Q&A afterward. "Love is never safe. Whenever you love people, it's always demanding. It always requires some sort of sacrifice. Love always demands something from us." As Christians, we're trying to love and serve our neighbors, but what's the best way to do that? Some people say through social distancing and self-isolation to minimize the spread of coronavirus. Others say through community and service. What's the right answer?https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) andhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Patrick) discuss both can be expressions of genuine love. Interested in more content like this? Listen to our earlier episode onhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ (How Should Christians Response to Coronavirus?). To learn more, visit ourhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us onhttps://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook),https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), andhttps://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo ( )https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. If you want to help us serve, you can https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/featured-event/response-to-covid-19/?hsCtaTracking=19cd2f71-f281-4cfb-a0bb-2ad1ead73b94%7Cda9565dd-5104-44e8-aed0-e8078aa4e01b (sign-up online here). Outline 0:15 -https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-should-christians-respond-to-coronavirus/ (Coronavirus challenges): What's the right Christian response? Should we serve the community or self-isolate? 3:05 - "Either/Or" framing and judging 5:25 - Motives over matter: Is it safe? 6:20 - What love says 7:30 - The better question: What does love require? 8:10 -https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&version=NIV ( )https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&version=NIV (1 John 3.16-18) 9:30 -https://www.kcbi.org/martin-luther-had-some-great-advice-for-dealing-with-the-coronavirus-500-years-ago/ ( )https://www.kcbi.org/martin-luther-had-some-great-advice-for-dealing-with-the-coronavirus-500-years-ago/ (Martin Luther quote) 13:00 - Why should we stay at home? 15:10 - Why should we go out? 18:40 - How we can love others 20:00 - Issue of discernment and a challenge 20:55 -https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/missouri-medical-debt-radical-generosity-redefining-love-1-cor-13/ ( )https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/missouri-medical-debt-radical-generosity-redefining-love-1-cor-13/ (RIP Medical Debt) 23:30 -https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+12.9-13&version=ESV ( )https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=romans+12.9-13&version=ESV (Romans 12.9-13) 24:10 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram:https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO ( )https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Twitter:https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo ( )https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   Scripture 1 John 3.16-18:https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+John+3%3A16-18&version=NIV (... Support this podcast