A group of five Southwest Baptist University students spent their Thanksgiving break working on seven projects in Florida, helping those who were still affected by Hurricane Michael in October. The group served alongside a member of the Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief.
Baptist disaster relief volunteers are modern-day “Good Samaritans,” always prepared and ready to reach out to people whose lives have been turned upside down. These trained volunteers donate their time and energy, go to the communities most in need, work and share God’s love in tangible ways.
PALU, Indonesia (BP) -- Baptist Global Response is assessing needs on Indonesia's Sulawesi island after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and tsunami Sept. 28 killed at least 1,200 people, with the death toll expected to rise. More than 1.5 million people have been affected, according to initial reports.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (BP) -- Rising floodwaters have cut off the supply chains of some Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts following Hurricane Florence, and others are increasingly threatened. But that's not slowing down ministry to North Carolina communities hit by the storm.
HILO, Hawaii (BP) -- Though Hurricane Lane dumped more than four feet of rain on some parts of Hawaii, the state's Baptists say the storm will be remembered for God's protection far more than destruction or injury.
REDDING, Calif. (BP) -- California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief chaplaincy teams have begun providing spiritual and emotional counseling to survivors of Northern California's Carr fire, which started on July 23 and rapidly grew over the weekend to consume more than 98,000 acres.
SOUTHBURY, Conn. (BP) -- Hundreds of Southern Baptists from 13 states are helping Connecticut residents after tornadoes destroyed 300 homes there in May, disaster relief (DR) leader Tim Buehner told Baptist Press.