What can churches do to help during #coronavirus pandemic? And how could churches make the problem worse? This is what I’d tell my pastoral care students. If you’re trying to figure out whether to hold or attend worship tomorrow, give me 15 minutes to help you think it through.
Dr. Chanequa Walker-Barnes is a theologian and psychologist whose mission is to serve as a catalyst for healing, justice, and reconciliation in the Christian church and beyond. Dr. Walker-Barnes has earned degrees from Emory University (B.A., Psychology and African-American/African Studies), the University of Miami (M.S. and Ph.D., Clinical Child/Family Psychology), and Duke University (M.Div., Certificate in Gender, Theology, and Ministry). She is currently Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling in the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University.