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Mississippi Baptists respond with aid, the Gospel

Baptist churches around Neshoba County, Miss., pitched in to make sure people who were without power in last week’s winter storms got warm meals.

Southern Baptists continue to respond to devastating winter storm in Texas

Southern Baptists are helping victims of an unusual and disastrous winter storm in Texas, where nearly half a million residents are still without electricity or have no water because of frozen and burst pipes.

Power, water problems persist following storms; Texas conventions mobilize

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Power outages in Texas dropped below a half-million on Thursday morning (Feb. 18) for the first time in four days, but many people remained without electricity or safe drinking water after winter storms wreaked havoc on the state's power grid and utilities.

SBC leaders: Refugee increase to give church Gospel opportunity

WASHINGTON (BP) – The decision to increase dramatically the number of refugees to be welcomed into the United States will provide Christians with important opportunities for Gospel witness and service to those fleeing oppression, Southern Baptist leaders said.

Alabama Disaster Relief helping homeowners after Fultondale tornado

FULTONDALE, Ala. (BP) – "Shock" and "resilience" came to Walkers Chapel Baptist Church Pastor Ricky Thacker's mind after a late-night tornado killed at least one person, injured 30 and destroyed homes and businesses in Fultondale, Ala., Monday (Jan. 25).

Send Relief announced joint IMB, NAMB ahead of making worldwide impact in 2020

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) – Send Relief began 2020 with the historic announcement that the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and the International Mission Board (IMB) would begin coordinating compassion ministry efforts. That news was followed shortly by word that Bryant Wright, longtime pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Atlanta and a past President of the Southern Baptist Convention, would lead the effort.

GIVING TUESDAY: Send Relief issues ‘Chicken Challenge’

Can a chicken change a family's life? Yes! This year on Giving Tuesday, a gift to Send Relief can help make a difference in the lives of families throughout the world and help bring them the hope of the Gospel.

Southern Baptist response continues as record-breaking storm season persists

Hurricane Iota has sights set on Central America, making it the second major hurricane to hit the region following Hurricane Eta’s Nov. 3 landfall. Iota is the 13th hurricane and record-breaking 30th named storm during an historic 2020 hurricane season.

SBC DIGEST: Kentucky ministries get needed funds; Tennessee disaster relief plans 250th response

KBC Mission Board allocates funds to ministries in need; Ice storm will be Tennessee's 250th disaster relief response.

Tropical Storm Eta dumps rain on an already flooded Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Torrential rain from Tropical Storm Eta caused dangerous flooding across Florida's most densely populated urban areas Monday (Nov. 9) after it made landfall in the Florida Keys. Cars were stranded and entire neighborhoods were swamped as flash floods rose in areas where the water had no place to drain.