Eric Gentry and Bob Turner Discuss Coronavirus Ministry Survey

Eric Gentry (Highland Church of Christ) and Bob Turner (Church of Christ at White Station) discuss a survey of ministers about how they are handling ministry and worship during social distancing. The survey was published March 27, 2020 by, a collaborative network, equipping millions of disciples, disciple makers, and church planters among all ethnicities. You may read the full survey here.

Topics include:

  1. Dealing with uncertainty.
  2. Navigating technology in ministry.
  3. The financial aspects of the current situation for churches and ministry.
  4. Ideas for small groups.

Eric Gentry and his wife Lindsey have been at Highland since 2012 and are proud to call Memphis home. You are likely to find them walking the Greenline with their sons Noble and Foster, and dachshund Tucker, or eating fish tacos at Elwood Shack. Eric cares deeply about preaching, discipleship and community. He has a BA in Biblical Text and an Master of Divinity from Abilene Christian University.

Bob Turner preaches twice each month at the Church of Christ at White Station in Memphis. He has been with HST since 2009. He publishes a newsletter of curated resources for ministers called Footnotes. Subscribe here.

Harding School of Theology (HST), a seminary in Memphis, TN, has been equipping ministers since 1958. Accredited by the Association of Theological Schools, and offering degree programs at the master’s and doctoral levels, HST equips Christian leaders to higher standards of ministry scholarship and challenges them to a deeper faith in God. Combining academic rigor and interpersonal connections, HST emphasizes student engagement in ministry as they study. HST is associated with Churches of Christ, is part of the Stone-Campbell Movement, and is part of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas.