Just when I thought my life was calm, predictable, and manageable, an AF-3 tornado ripped through our city with winds up to 160 mph. So much for the arrogant assumption that we are in charge of our lives.
Doyle Sager was nowhere near Jefferson City, Missouri, when a tornado etched a wide, destructive path across the municipality Wednesday night -- but he felt its emotional impact.
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (BP) -- As a tornado ripped through Baptist deacon Barry Gullatte's home in eastern Alabama, he and his family could feel themselves being sucked out of the bathroom where they took shelter.
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (BP) -- The small community of Beauregard is facing the grief of at least 23 deaths, including children, after a tornado struck the southeastern Alabama community on Sunday afternoon (March 3).
A tornado smashed into a commercial district in a small Mississippi city and drenching rains fed a rising flood threat. The twister destroyed one church – but a baptism went ahead as scheduled the very next day.
MASHALLTOWN, Iowa (BP) -- Southern Baptist Disaster Relief teams have begun cleanup work in Marshalltown, Iowa, following a devastating tornado July 19.
Watching construction of their new building, anticipating its completion by year's end and continuing to minister to the community have gone a long way in fostering unity and helping members of Harmony Heights Baptist Church recover from last year's EF-5 tornado that ripped through Joplin.
The weather is pleasant at midday on Feb. 29 in Jefferson City. I’m looking above my computer monitor out my office window. The sun is shining and the temperatures have crept up past 60 degrees. But I can hear the wind whipping past our
KINGSTON, Jamaica (ABP) – The head of the Caribbean Baptist Fellowship pledged prayers and solidarity with tornado victims in the United States.