The Tension: COVID19 & The Resurrection

As we walk through this season of quarantine, I like to revisit where we are each week before we start. Tomorrow starts our fourth week of disruption, but it also restarts the most encouraging week of the year when you think about the way Jesus death on the cross and resurrection changed all of humanity. Take some time this week to think about how your relationship with Jesus has been the game changer in your life. Make THAT a big part of your commentary as we walk through Easter week together.


There’s a lot on our listener’s mind this week. It’s Holy Week, it’s spring break and the news keeps telling our families to freak out about getting sick. You may be ONLY person in your listener’s life consistently reminding her about what real hope is this week! Be strategic with your camera angles and show her that you are right here with her, dealing with the same tension she is.

Hebrews 11:1-3 reminds us, “Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for. By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.”

Many of our government experts say the next few weeks will get worse before they get better. So what? Worrying about all the WHAT IF’s will drive you crazy. Let’s own the fact that we are already living through serious disruption, so figure out where the catalyst of your fear lies and pray specifically about that. Give it over to God, because Jesus has already walked with us through tough season of our life, so why would this week be any different for Him?

This week is Passover, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. These are the biggest game changers our world has ever seen! Share those stories and explain the personal relationship you have with Jesus. Focus on the power of resurrection. Be a life giver. Be an encouragement. Surround your listeners with things that are helpful and hopeful. Share your own stories and show how you are tangibly living life with them. (We’re walking through the same tensions, concerns and feelings, but I have hope because of what Jesus did on the cross for me and my family!)

Scott Herrold
Creative Cardio

Related posts

2021 Membership Exclusives

January – Your 2021 Radio Goals – Virtual Event
March – Radio Station Field Trip
April – A Webinar for YOUR Board
May – Virtual Mentoring Event
June – SURPRISE BENEFIT at Momentum
July – Salary Survey Webinar
August – Fundraising Webinar
September – Creative Images
October – Techsurvey Webinar
November – Radio Station Field Trip
December – Virtual Christmas Party

*subject to change


Wise, Weird & Welcome: Learning and Leading with the Lepers and the Locust Eaters

We’ve all read the same books about teamwork, leadership, communication, and culture that everybody reads. We’ve mastered Maxwell, studied Sanborn, Sinek, and Sun Tzu, and liberally cribbed Collins in aborted attempts to go from good to great, but…

How’s that working out for you? 

What if you left St. Louis with an entirely new lens through which to view and act upon improvements in:

Let’s examine how this all connects together, but approach it from an entirely different angle. Don’t just think outside the box. Kick the box to the curb and start at zero.