Browsing the "Disaster Relief" Category

As I write today the images from Tacloban, Philippines, are unbelievable. Massive relief efforts are underway to assist those who survived the howling 200+ mph winds and the estimated 20-foot storm surge generated by super...

November 20, 2013 - 0 Comments Read More

WASHINGTON, Ill. (BP) — An approaching tornado interrupted worship at First Baptist Church in Washington, Ill., Nov. 17, leading Pastor Josh Monda to shepherd his congregation to shelter in the basement and ensure all were...

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TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines (BP) — They chose to return. IMB representatives Carl and Suzie Miller were in another Filipino city when they heard the news that their home in Tacloban City on the island of...

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CEBU CITY, Philippines – Missouri Baptists are headed to the typhoon-ravaged islands of the Philippines, and leaders are asking for prayer, future volunteers and funds. Dwain Carter, director of Disaster Relief (DR) for the Missouri...

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JEFFERSON CITY – Nov. 2 has been designated a “Thank You Sunday” for Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers. “This is a day set aside by the North American Mission Board to show support to...

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Disaster Relief volunteers clear out 100 – plus saturated homes WAYNESVILLE – Seven inches of rain poured on a 10-square-mile area of Pulaski County in a single, two-hour period Aug. 5. Add that to the...

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WAYNESVILLE — Heavy rains and subsequent floods from the Gasconade and other rivers soaked much of central Missouri over the past week, leading to road closures and churches opening their doors to victims. Gov. Jay...

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HANNIBAL – Sandy and Earl Cox’s property was among many where trees were down in the yard. A large part of a maple tree hit the corner of their house. But it wasn’t until after...

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On May 28, the EF3 tornado followed a path from Weldon Spring to north St. Louis County. Now, Missouri Disaster Relief is working the same path. “I’m going to drive into the Bellefontaine area tomorrow,”...

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HANNIBAL – More than 65 Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers helped clean up trees after a powerful storm ripped through Hannibal May 20. Though it didn’t have the scope or deadly results of the tornado...

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