As we emerge from the global pandemic, society has two enormous challenges: there is a growing mental health catastrophe, as well as an economic crisis. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the world was already a lonely place for so many people. More than a year later, we find ourselves in an even greater solitary climate as shielding and other social measures have left us even more distant from others. Those facing mental health issues are likely to increase further once the economic impact of unemployment increases its grip. As people discover they have no job and government support across the world, mental health issues will rise further. God is the great entrepreneur and created us in His image; we all have this spirit of enterprise within us. We are all innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial – and God has given us a royal position to use these gifts. The global Church has the opportunity to bring relief and development for people facing mental health or economic crises. Our very identity, and all that flows out of us, was created for such a time as this.
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