Wednesday, 14 August 2013 15:55

'Loving OK' succeeds despite low turnout

'Loving Oklahoma' forged ties between CBF and BGCT disaster-relief organizers, an achievement that overshadows the fact that 135 volunteers – not the 1,000 hoped for – turned up, organizers say.

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Tuesday, 06 August 2013 00:00

Refugees reap blessing after Okla. twisters

Resettled Burmese, Sudanese, Iraqis and other nationalities received gifts of furniture from a Baptist ministry to furnish apartments damanged in flash flooding caused by the May tornadoes. 

Published in Congregations
Monday, 05 August 2013 18:42

Sharing faith through furniture

Grief experts say new furniture can provide the first feelings of normalcy after experiencing trauma.

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Monday, 15 July 2013 18:20

Baptists team up for 'Loving Oklahoma'

Up to 1,000 volunteers are expected for a week-long event in August targeting five areas near Oklahoma City that were devastated by recent twisters.

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Thursday, 16 May 2013 18:44

Baptists respond to Texas tornadoes

Texas Baptist Men volunteers continue to assess damage caused by a series of deadly tornadoes Wednesday night.

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Friday, 08 March 2013 14:33

NABF retools disaster-relief network

Network members and aid workers say change will help victims of natural disasters.

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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 19:48

Church, CBF responding to Miss. twister

University Baptist in Hattiesburg is now helping neighbors and may host CBF disaster-relief volunteers later.

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