By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
BRENTWOOD — Some things just can’t be sugarcoated — especially disaster relief work in sub-freezing temperatures.
“There’s no glamour in working outside in the cold with snow over your ankles,” acknowledged Mike Overcash, interim Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief director.
Cold weather poses an entirely different set of issues to deal with as compared to traditional disaster responses that take place from the spring through the fall during the hurricane and tornado seasons, he said.
“Typically we have to deal with the heat, not the cold.” [Read more…]