𝐖𝐄 𝐍𝐄𝐄𝐃 𝐀 𝐇𝐔𝐆𝐄 𝐃𝐎𝐒𝐄 𝐎𝐅 𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘

𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬.𝐈𝐬.𝐍𝐨𝐭.𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐥. Many of you know that and believe that and feel that. But, there’s still so much apathy towards this virus and how it affects all of us. I am hearing more and more “I had the virus and am just fine…therefore, open everything up” or “My family had it and are fine…therefore, the casesContinue reading “𝐖𝐄 𝐍𝐄𝐄𝐃 𝐀 𝐇𝐔𝐆𝐄 𝐃𝐎𝐒𝐄 𝐎𝐅 𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐓𝐘”

𝐕𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝐒𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒: 𝐏𝐎𝐒𝐓 𝟐 𝐒𝐨, 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧? 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐈 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐨𝐧𝐞? 𝐀𝐧𝐝, 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐌𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚?

After the first post this morning with a strong dose of reality, how ’bout some good news with a strong dose of the future! 𝐏𝐈𝐂𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄 𝟏 – Let’s talk about the distribution process. Operation Warp Speed is leveraging existing partnerships, networks, and processes to make this huge endeavor work. I heard Dr. Fauci call thisContinue reading “𝐕𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝐒𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐄𝐒: 𝐏𝐎𝐒𝐓 𝟐 𝐒𝐨, 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧? 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐈 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐨𝐧𝐞? 𝐀𝐧𝐝, 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐌𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚?”

𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐤𝐤𝐚𝐡, 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬?

And, why we need to brace ourselves for the case numbers today. I know many of us are already thinking about the rest of the 2020 holidays. (Side note – can you believe it’s nearly 2021?!? On one hand, it feels like 2020 has been in dog years lasting 49 years. On the other hand,Continue reading “𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐤𝐤𝐚𝐡, 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬?”

𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐥𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲

I feel like I live in two alternative universes regarding COVID-19. Being in the South, being in lots of conservative circles, being an epidemiologist – I hear 2 very different narratives. One is what is actually happening on the ground in communities and hospitals. The other is a false narrative that we have been debunkingContinue reading “𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐚𝐥𝐬𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲”

𝐂𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰-𝐮𝐩 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐲𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲’𝐬 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 – With my recommendations

In yesterday’s webinar (link below), I talked about how churches need to move the line and I challenged the state exemptions for churches. I received some great follow-up questions on what I would recommend for church gatherings that I want to address. ✅ 𝐌𝐎𝐕𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄 The entire US now has uncontrolled spread except forContinue reading “𝐂𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰-𝐮𝐩 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐲𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲’𝐬 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 – With my recommendations”

Church leaders and church attendees

I’ve had the immense privilege to work with churches of lots of denominations over the past few months regarding COVID-19 and faith: Baptist, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Catholic, AME, Non-denominational, Charismatic, Methodist, Church of Christ, and others. As a pastor’s wife and Christian, I very much understand that church is important and love the local church. AsContinue reading “Church leaders and church attendees”