We all have something to confess.

One year ago, I was wrong. I was wrong in a way that could have put others at risk. This is my confession. I can’t confess for you; I can only confess for me. All of us who were wrong need to do this so that we and others can learn.

On March 8, 2020, my congregation which I pastor had what would be its last normal, pre-pandemic worship service in our sanctuary. There were the normal 90 people or so in the sanctuary plus others elsewhere, and that service, knowing what we know now, easily could have been a…

Corey S. Fields

Ordained American Baptist pastor. Columnist for Baptist News Global and Christian Citizen. D.Min, Central Baptist Theological Seminary.

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