NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Employees of LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention contributed $20,604 to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts with those gifts matched dollar for dollar by LifeWay, for a total contribution of $41,204.
The money will be forwarded to the North American Mission Board to defray expenses in Baptist disaster relief efforts in New York City and Washington, D.C.
“I’m grateful and proud of the way our employees responded to the efforts to help Southern Baptists minister to those who are hurting,” said Mike Arrington, vice president for Corporate Affairs. “LifeWay is privileged to match the gifts of our employees and support taking not only food but the message of hope in Christ to people in need.
“We are pleased to join churches throughout the nation who have taken special offerings to minister in the midst of tragedy.”