Georgia Baptist volunteers clear a tree from a home in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index DULUTH, Ga. – After more than a month in Louisiana’s hurricane zone, Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief crews have returned home with praise from their leader for doing so much to help victims get their lives back […]
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Helen Durden and her later husband Josh Durden of Dublin , Ga., are shown in this file photo from November 2001 cleaning dust from books in an apartment across the street from ground zero. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – The sights and sounds of a devastated New York City are forever […]
Michael McGee, a member of Victory Baptist Church in Cedartown, Georgia, saws chunks from a tree that Hurricane Ida toppled onto a Louisiana resident’s rooftop. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index KENTWOOD, La. – Huge trees that had withstood major hurricanes for more than a century were toppled like bowling pins when Ida stormed ashore in […]
Nancy Hubbard, 82, carries away limbs cut from a massive pine tree toppled by Hurricane Ida. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian Index KENTWOOD, La. – Nancy Hubbard has never been one to let age slow her down. At 82 years old, the Georgia woman is in Louisiana helping victims of Hurricane Ida get back on their […]
Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief volunteer Joyce Varnadore of Walkerville Baptist Church rocks a child during the SBC annual meeting in Nashville. By Roger Alford NASHVILLE – The versatility of Georgia Baptists serving with Disaster Relief was on full display at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Nashville last week. Best known for helping victims […]
Doug and Greta McCart are praising the Lord for seeing them safely through a tornado with winds estimated at 175 mph. By Roger Alford NEWNAN, Ga. – Pastor Doug McCart, who survived a potentially deadly EF-4 tornado while sitting at the foot of a cross with his wife Greta in late March, is still finding […]
Chris Fuller of Russellville Baptist Church and Nancy Hubbard of Fayetteville First Baptist Church pray with Newnan residents in the wake of the March 26 tornado. COURTESY/Gerald Harris NEWNAN – A fierce and destructive EF-4 tornado with winds in excess of 170 mph swept through Newnan just after midnight on March 26 and left in […]
Over his more than 20 years in Disaster Relief work, Georgia Disaster Relief Director Stuart Lang says Michael’s destruction may be the most extensive he’s seen.
“I have tremendous faith in Stuart Lang and Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief…
Whenever the need, Georgia Baptist disaster relief volunteers stand ready to serve as the hands and feet of Christ.
Once again, our disaster relief teams made the difference …