The first people who should have fought hardest and loudest against the Covid fearmongering should have been Christian pastors.
God does not give us a spirit of fear – II Timothy 1:7.
Christians are to be light in a world of darkness – Matthew 5:14-16.
What did the covid scare say other than the only hope you have is to do exactly what the governing authorities say? And if you so much as asked a question, you didn’t care about human life. As the governor of Colorado, where I live, put it, if you celebrated Thanksgiving with your family, you could be putting a gun at your grandmother’s head.
Tragically, the overwhelming majority of pastors went right along with this.
Here is the statement from one local church – about 30 minutes from my house – about their biblical basis for remaining open. I think I’ll check these folks out some Sunday.