Cooperation vs. coercion amid COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis rolls on, many of America’s governors have continued to impose, extend or add new restrictions to stay-at-home orders, leading to increasingly arbitrary rule-making and growing criticism over the prudence and practicality of such measures. Continue Reading...

Cooperation, not coercion, will defeat COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis rolls on, many of America’s governors have continued to impose, extend, or add new restrictions to stay-at-home orders. This has led to increasingly arbitrary rule-making and growing criticism over the prudence and practicality of such measures. Continue Reading...

Civil society in a time of pandemic

As the coronavirus spreads, federal, state, and local governments are wrestling with how to handle the crisis. So are civil associations, churches, businesses, and families. The role of civil society is often neglected, but it could be the most important. Continue Reading...

Innovation on Easter: Church spends Sunday making masks

It was an unusual Easter Sunday in America. Due to the spread of COVID-19 and the various restrictions on social gatherings, churches across the country were pressed to explore a range of innovative alternatives—whether moving services online, offering curbside Communion, or hosting drive-in gatherings in church parking lots. Continue Reading...

COVID-19 could inspire an ‘age of dispersion’ from megacities

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the constraints of “social distancing” have inspired new waves of innovation across spheres and sectors. “Life will never be the same” has become a common refrain—an ominous nod to the steady “Zoomification” of everyday life and its looming influence on the future of work, school, church, the family and beyond. Continue Reading...