Philippines: "We prayed the typhoon would not be strong. The Lord did not answer our prayer," says evangelical leader Efraim Tendero. Haiyan/Yolanda, the archipelago's deadliest storm to date, killed more than 5,600 people and damaged scores of buildings—including the roof of Tacloban's Santo Nino Church (above). Tendero's new prayer: "Increase our capacity to respond."

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