FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABP) -- As Hurricane Irene swirls toward the east coast with heavy rains whipped by 110 mile per hour winds, its potential to produce disastrous property damage prompts a deluge of news reports and a constant hum across social media.
ORLANDO, Fla. (ABP) -- Serious mission leaders have long understood that volunteers shed theological strait jackets when they bend together to meet needs of disaster
The earth and its atmosphere have seemed to flex their muscles in a particularly robust way in recent
RICHMOND, Va. -- Tornadoes kept Virginia Baptists’ disaster relief ministries on its toes during the first half of April, as severe weather caused damage in two widely-separated parts of the state -- along the Chesapeake Bay and in the mountains of Southwest Virginia.
Two veteran Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers, a Japanese Dallas pastor and a videographer are slated to leave for Japan March 24 to assist the disaster response effort there and look for places where Texas Baptists can serve.
Relief workers acknowledge the close working relationship between government and religious agencies may blur the lines of church-state separation, especially when the desperation of victims pushes such concerns to the back burner.
ATLANTA (ABP) -- Five years after organizing a national disaster-relief ministry after Hurricane Katrina, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has been accepted as a member of National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Southern Baptist Convention could deploy its nationwide disaster-relief network if the international outbreak of swine flu becomes a pandemic in the United States, said a spokesman for the North American Mission Board.
Southeast Missouri took a significant hit on Jan. 27 with ice and snow storms knocking out power and forcing people into warming centers and the homes of friends and fellow church members.
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate EditorColumbia — Called a "man of passion" who caught others up in it, Gary Morrow was honored Sept. 30 for his passionate service to Missouri Baptist Disaster Relief.Disaster relief volunteers hosted a banquet for Morrow and his wife, Marilyn, in