A lot of people are offering advice on how to return to the office safely. Here is my evidence-based approach:
Bring your team back to the office.
You should, of course, continue to give people the freedom to work at home if you are able.
I’ve written much more on my other blog stressing that churches must be open for worship, and should do so as normally as possible. But there is also a tremendous benefit to other spheres of life—business, family, education, politics—for people to be face to face with one another. Beyond that, there is actual harm in exercising authority to constrain any of these spheres of life beyond natural limits.