With tornado season looming and increased volunteer needs anticipated nationwide, SBDR leaders are asking Southern Baptists to consider opportunities to aid flood relief efforts in Nebraska and Iowa.
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
LONDON (RNS) — The Rev. Alan Everett vividly remembers the early morning hours of June 14, 2017. Flames were engulfing the 24-story apartment building
WASHINGTON (RNS) — After lawsuits and a Supreme Court decision, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a new policy extending disaster relief to churches,
What happens when a disaster affects our own community? Recent news has been filled with about every type of
(RNS) As Harvey, now a tropical storm, continues to turn its Super Soakers on Houston, those quick to see God’s angry
A 12-member Baptist General Convention of Texas disaster recovery team recently spent a week in Sendai, Japan, providing follow-up care to Japanese tsunami victims. Rebuilding has been slow, they report, and pain, sadness and suffering linger among survivors.
Japan received relief in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, but many residents affected by the disasters still need to recover. The BGCT disaster recovery has scheduled a June 19-26 trip to help.
Baptist General Convention of Texas congregational strategists now serve as "point men" to aid Texas Baptist Men when the missions organization responds in the wake of disasters.
Labor Day was no picnic for Southern Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers involved in responses to flooding along the East Coast and in North Dakota.