The Church of the Rescued and Redeemed, formerly known as Red Star Baptist Church is for sale. In a neighborhood plagued by periodic Mississippi River flooding, “right now our church is one of the last big structures in the neighborhood,” said Billy Garner, the church’s pastor.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. (BP) -- Just days after devastating storms hit the Midwest earlier this week, Southern Baptists have mobilized to help homeowners and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the impacted areas.
LINCOLN, Neb. (RNS) — In the days following major midwestern floods this spring, people of faith prayed for their neighbors and got busy lending a hand. They also turned to their beliefs to make sense of the disaster.
OMAHA, Neb. (RNS) — In Nebraska, many residents are getting a first look at their homes since floodwaters raged weeks ago. Local churches, national faith-based disaster relief groups, and state and federal officials are stepping in to lend a hand with the recovery.
OMAHA, Neb. (BP) -- Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) leaders have established several sites in the Midwest to respond to historic flooding that has created at least $3 billion in damages in recent weeks.
ISLAMABAD, Pakisan (ABP) -- Baptists around the globe are responding to the floods that have afflicted Pakistan for two weeks, sending money and resources in the aftermath of what could become the nation’s biggest natural disaster in modern times.