Yvon Prehn is the primary content creator of the training site for church communicators: www.effectivechurchcom.com, a website that provides simple, practical training in print and digital communications to help churches fully fulfill the Great Commission. Yvon has worked in communication ministry for over 25 years for Christian organizations and churches, as a newspaper and magazine columnist, book author, and seminar trainer.
When both his parents were hospitalized, Young Life leader Tyler Olen Marcus reached out to his friends on Facebook to pray for their recovery from coronavirus. More than 800 people commented that they were joining with Tyler's family for the much-needed miracle.
It's important to prepare yourself to have conversations with children about what is happening so you're prepared for answering kids' questions. One of the questions you may be called upon to answer is WHY is God allowing this to happen?