In approximately 500 BC, Pythagoras proposed that the earth was round. In approximately 350 BC, Aristotle declared the earth was a sphere. Up to that point in time, the population believed the earth was flat.
In approximately 0 AD, Jesus was born. Around the age of 30, he started preaching a very different message than what was being taught.
On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed the ninety-five thesis to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. This was the start of the reformation.
In all of these examples, these people were stating something different from the belief of the masses.
In 2020, a virus started a worldwide pandemic. Many looked to governments to deal with the issue. COVID-19 caused governments to implement lockdowns that affected many aspects of our lives, including closing or severely minimizing the ability to meet, in person, as a congregation.
Is God sending us a message? Are we supposed to evaluate what we focus on and what the church should be? Is this the beginning of a second reformation or did a second reformation start before this?