Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Coast near Rockport as a Category 4 storm. It is the worst storm to hit Texas in 50+ years. Harvey has been downgraded to a Tropical storm but is dumping an enormous amount of rain. Many areas like Houston are facing epic floods.   American Red Cross   You can … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey

How to Help North Texas Tornado Victims

Saturday Tornadoes ripped through North Texas. At least 11 are confirmed dead, many are left homeless or with severely damaged homes. How to help American Red Cross Garland Texas 2015 Tornado Relief -- Listing of resources for those in need  and ways volunteers can help. First Christian Church Rowlett North Texas Area of the Christian … Continue reading How to Help North Texas Tornado Victims

Central Texas Wildfires: How You Can Help

Recent wild fires in Central Texas have destroyed over 40,000 acres and lefts hundreds homes. Many parts of Texas have not had significant rainfall in over a year. The drought conditions and extreme heat  contributed to the spread of wild fires in Texas this year. How You Can Help American Red Cross of Central Texas … Continue reading Central Texas Wildfires: How You Can Help

Haiti Education Project

A student at the TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, works on classroom assignments.  Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, seeking sponsors to send impoverished Haitian children to a Christian school for $15 a month.Haiti was a country in turmoil before the earthquake that rocked Haiti almost a year. Education plays … Continue reading Haiti Education Project

Make a Difference: Help Chile Recover from the Earthquake

Keeping with this year's theme of Make a Difference I have found several ways to help those in Chile recover from the Earthquake. American Red Cross Baptist Global Response Doctors Without Borders Habitat for Humanity Disaster Response Samaritan's Purse International Relief Texas Baptist Disaster Response The Salvation Army World Vision

Help Ronel Come Home

Note: For live updates check out Ernest Parker's Twitter. I am re-posting this from Aaron Ivey's blog. The Ivey's were in the process of adopting from Haiti when the earthquake hit. Their son Amos was one of the children with Humanitarian parole who came home last Saturday on a military flight. 27 children from the … Continue reading Help Ronel Come Home

Haiti Hit by 7.2 Earthquake

Tuesday January 12th, a 7.2 earthquake rocked Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince.  Hundred and possibly thousands are either injured, missing or presumed dead. Much of downtown has been demolished including the Parliament and many more buildings are seriously damaged. Haiti was already struggling to recover after several hurricanes destroyed much of the country's infrastructure in  2008. How … Continue reading Haiti Hit by 7.2 Earthquake