Kristen v.H. Middleton is a Yale-educated writer, speaker, and Christian mom. She writes the monthly newsletter These Things Are Holy and hosts the podcast Christian Authentic. You can follow her on Twitter @KristenVonHoff.

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Love Thy Neighbors. Get Vaccinated.

by Kristen v.H. Middleton 04-20-2021

Stanisha Land receives a COVID-19 vaccination at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Ill., on February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Given that people of color are most likely to die from COVID-19, will those of us who are white Christians choose to get the vaccine in order to practice the selfless love Jesus demonstrated for his disciples? If we’re following Jesus, then the answer to the question of whether or not to get vaccinated must be yes.