A few weeks back I wrote arguing that we should be willing to consider the possibility of some form of immunity certification if it enables large gatherings to open up sooner enabling capacity audiences, mingling, singing and the end of social distancing and face masks at such events. There is a concern that such measures… Continue reading We need to be honest about who we include and who we don’t include
Getting out of lockdown: Between idealism and pragmatism
Followers of Faithroots will know that I’ve been pushing hard at the question “Is there a way of helping us get back to full in person corporate worship sooner rather than later.” That is the context for any discussion on the proposed vaccine/immunity passporting scheme. Now, I want to be clear here that my long… Continue reading Getting out of lockdown: Between idealism and pragmatism
Vaccine Passports – what are our priorities?
There’s ongoing debate about the pros and cons of Vaccine passports. The concerns are particularly coming from those who see such measures as an assault on individual liberties. This means that we’ve seen some Christian leaders speaking out against them. The fear cited is that such measures will lead to people being excluded from church… Continue reading Vaccine Passports – what are our priorities?
The current Evangelical scepticism about science and modelling could do long term harm
There is a narrative that is gaining traction at the moment which runs along the lines that we are resisting an authoritarian agenda led by “The Science” and fed by dodgy models. From this perspective, attempts to model and forecast should be ignored as worthless trash whilst our efforts to control and defeat a pandemic… Continue reading The current Evangelical scepticism about science and modelling could do long term harm