Tag Archives: Southern Baptist Disaster Relief

W.Va. flooding prompts Southern Baptist response

GREENBRIAR COUNTY, W.Va. (BP) — Heavy rains on June 23 brought historic flooding to West Virginia, claiming at least 24 lives and 100 homes. Search and rescue continued June 26, where state and federal officials declared disaster areas. Southern Baptist … Continue reading

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Loss of 19 firemen in Arizona prompts chaplains’ deployment

YARNELL, Ariz. (BP) — After an out-of-control, lightning-induced fire in Yarnell, Ariz., killed 19 firefighters June 30, Southern Baptists are mobilizing disaster relief chaplains to walk alongside grieving families to offer spiritual support. As of July 1, Arizona Southern Baptists had … Continue reading

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