Conflict: An Opportunity for Growth

Many strange paradoxes are emerging with COVID-19.

One woman recently described quarantine life with her husband in her hilarious assessment on Facebook, “At first it was really nice, like one long weekend. But this entire experience has made me very much aware that I want a man in my life, just not in my house.”

Our appreciation for human connection has deepened. But annoyances that we might otherwise brush off are wearing on us.

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Rethinking Daily Life in a COVID-19 Era

This is Part 3 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

Governor Tate Reeves announced today that Mississippi will extend the current shelter-in-place orders until April 27.

 As Mississippians begin to consider returning to normal routines in a COVID-19 era, families and individuals are re-thinking some everyday practices.

“When shelter-in-place orders are over, COVID will still be in communities and will still be contagious to many,” Dr. Pearson said.

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Best Ways to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

This is Part 2 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

As COVID-19 spreads across Mississippi, citizens can do their part to help those on the frontlines. When we take proper precautions, we help reduce the patient load for doctors and nurses.  

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How Serious is COVID-19?

This is Part 1 in my series with Dr. Phil Pearson on COVID-19. Dr. Pearson has practiced medicine for 39 years. He is an elder at Broadmoor Baptist, and he and his wife are well-respected members of our local community. For many years, Dr. Pearson also taught conceal-carry classes in our area.

When our church last met on March 15, Dr. Phil Pearson prepared our congregation for COVID-19. He brought handouts he had printed from the CDC so each family could have a copy.

We’ve known Dr. Pearson and his wife for almost 15 years. And we’ve never known him to get on someone’s bandwagon. Quite the opposite. So when he spoke that Sunday, we took his words seriously.

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