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Coronavirus' toll may go beyond the physical

I work bi-vocationally as a pastor and as an educator.

Before the COVID-19 mandates to “shelter in place,” I used to tell people that I had one foot in the church and one foot in the school. Now it is more accurate to say that I have one virtual face in the church and one virtual face in the school.

My days now consist primarily of virtual meetings over a platform called Zoom and recording video/audio to encourage, inspire, coach and teach those who are willing to listen.

A typical work day starts with an 8 a.m. virtual meeting followed by a 10 a.m. virtual workout with my children,...