Despite Harvey’s horrors, survivors experience God’s grace
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Despite Harvey’s horrors, survivors experience God’s grace

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest Field Coordinator HOUSTON — Survivors of Hurricane Harvey have experienced God’s grace in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. “Harvey was one big, bad storm, but so many good things have come out of it,” noted Panha Mey, pastor of Cambodian Baptist Church of … Continue reading

Both requests & volunteers vital for Hurricane Harvey recovery
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Both requests & volunteers vital for Hurricane Harvey recovery

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest Field Coordinator Two-way communication is vital as the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship launches the long process of repairing or replacing homes and churches harmed by Hurricane Harvey. Churches and individuals whose properties were damaged by the storm need to record their requests for help, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship recovery leaders reported. Likewise, … Continue reading

Harvey blows breezes of Baptist cooperation
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Harvey blows breezes of Baptist cooperation

By Marv Knox, Fellowship Southwest Field Coordinator ROCKPORT, Texas—Although Hurricane Harvey blew apart communities along the Texas Gulf Coast, a gentle breeze of intra-Baptist cooperation followed in its wake. Coastal Oaks Baptist Church, a Southern Baptists of Texas congregation in Rockport, endured Harvey’s 130 mile-per-hour fury. The next weekend, a team of students from Baptist … Continue reading

CBF sets Harvey-recovery trip September 10-16; volunteers needed
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CBF sets Harvey-recovery trip September 10-16; volunteers needed

By Marv Knox, Field Coordinator – Fellowship Southwest Cooperative Baptist Fellowship volunteers are racing the clock to help Hurricane Harvey victims remove flood-soaked carpet and drywall before mold takes over — and help is needed. Two CBF congregations, Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth and Day Spring Baptist Church in Waco, are organizing an initial … Continue reading

CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts
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CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — South Main Baptist Church will serve as the base of operations for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response work in Houston with CBF’s efforts also extending to other communities along the Texas Gulf Coast that are facing devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Steve Wells, pastor of South Main Baptist Church … Continue reading