Disaster Relief

Baptist News | Jan. 16 2021

WMU volunteers serve disaster recovery area in North Carolina

Washing piles of muddy clothes and cleaning bathrooms may not sound like the most glamorous missions project available — but it’s a labor... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Jan. 13 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast for January 14

Florida Instead of its usual Christmas production, Bell Shoals Church in Tampa, Florida, released a half-hour film, “Nothing Wasted,” focused... [READ MORE]

COVID-19 | Jan. 4 2021

Samaritan’s Purse to open a North Carolina field hospital for COVID-19 patients

Samaritan’s Purse is opening a field hospital in western North Carolina to treat overflow patients suffering from the coronavirus. The evangelical... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | Dec. 13 2020

Alaska Baptist Disaster Relief offers lifelines in Louisiana

By Brian Blackwell Baptist Message University of Alaska-Anchorage Mosaic campus ministry director Scott Belmore was glued to his television screen... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Nov. 18 2020

‘It hurts my motor to go slow,’ ABDR volunteer Craft says

Mark Craft is a household name among Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief teams. Craft has driven from his home in Friendship Association to disaster... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Nov. 4 2020

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers called out once again following Hurricane Zeta

Mark Wakefield says Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers have been working steadily for a long time as hurricane after hurricane has pounded... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 28 2020

Future of disaster relief efforts: Faith-based safety net largely comprised of older volunteers

By Bob Smietana Religion News Service This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and is reprinted from Religion News Service.... [READ MORE]

Disaster Relief | Oct. 28 2020

As new storm looms, Southern Baptist volunteers maintain multiple responses

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sunday, Nov. 8, is Disaster Relief Appreciation Day in the Southern Baptist Convention. Heading into the final week of October,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Oct. 16 2020

Couple serves together in times of crisis

Since Roger Collins and his wife of 51 years, Debbie, retired, they serve together on a chainsaw team with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 11 2020

Alaska Baptist Disaster Relief grows with Alabama’s help

In Alaska, disaster relief looks a little different than it does in Alabama. It’s less cutting up trees, more dealing with earthquakes and... [READ MORE]