There are reports of widespread damage in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Zeta is the fifth named storm to hit Louisiana this year.
By Diana Chandler LAKE CHARLES, La. (BP) – Trinity Baptist Church Senior Pastor Steve James calls it “Lake Charles grit,” an ability to persevere during hardship on top of hardship. “Grit up” is the local rallying cry after Hurricanes Laura and Delta hit western Louisiana just weeks apart. “We had one hand tied behind our […]
“To say they are stretched thin is an understatement at best.”
“Cameron is still under three feet of water. That will take a long time for that to recede.”
The building of First Baptist Church Gulfport, Miss., was destroyed in Hurricane Katrina. The church now sits 10 miles further inland. BP file photo By Diana Chandler GULFPORT, Miss. (BP) — The 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina will found Gulfport Pastor Jimmy Stewart praying where First Baptist Church stood before Katrina destroyed it. But Stewart’s […]
“We could really use the help [to rebuild]. It would greatly encourage and strengthen our people.”
Our Lord granted us success and we were able to work alongside four wonderful families and help remediate four severely damaged homes.”
Following warnings about self-deployment to flooded areas in South Carolina, Georgia Baptist Convention Disaster Relief is looking at providing an unscheduled emergency training session for volunteers to help in cleanup efforts. A potential Disaster Relief Phase I Training could take place on Oct. 17 in the Macon area, said a memo from GBC Disaster Relief. GBC […]