Calkins: For Rev. Eli Morris and Hope Church, getting COVID-19 may have been an answered prayer

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 17, 2020 4:24 PM CT | Published: April 17, 2020 3:29 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Eli Morris is feeling better after testing positive for COVID-19. Now he and the rest of the clergy at Hope Church are focusing on those in the community who are facing the same challenges he faced — usually with fewer resources.

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