One-on-One with Jamie Aten on the Disaster Ministry Conference
Below I talk with Dr. Jamie Aten about the upcoming Disaster Ministry Conference.
2017 was the costliest year on record in the United States when it comes to damage inflicted by natural disasters, with extreme hurricanes and wildfires impacting communities all over
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There are real issues that deserve full coverage, not another fake story about the end of the world.
For example, we can look at the critical and selfless work of Christ-followers after the recent hurricanes that devastated Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere.
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Disasters and the Christian What do you do when your world falls apart? Your disaster may come in hurricanes, fires, and floods, or it may be a medical crisis or a shattered relationship.
How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?
Caribbean Christians grapple with God’s role in a devastating hurricane season.
The hurricanes brought a renewed sense of mission to the church in Puerto Rico and, for many, deeper faith in the God who brought them through. “We are a believer island . . .
FEMA: Churches Flooded by Harvey Can Receive Aid
Agency revises guidelines due to last year's biggest Supreme Court religious freedom case.
“Just like charities, houses of worship that serve our communities and are impacted by natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma should not be disqualified from disaster
Not an Act of God: Ministries Respond to Surge in Mass Shootings
Christian counselors once focused on natural disasters now frequently address manmade crises.
For decades, they have been among the first on the scene to care for people in the wake of hurricanes, tornados, fires, and other uncontrollable natural disasters.
Why We Need to Talk about Trump’s Haiti Remarks
Christians can expand their compassion by looking at the deeper story of development and immigration.
Daily life in Haiti is for many people a struggle to survive—even without the crises of violence, political upheaval, earthquakes, hurricanes, and mudslides.
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A geophysicist on balancing God’s sovereignty over nature with human understanding of weather.
weather.”. This is where it really gets tricky: What's the role of prayer in physical systems? Let's take hurricanes. People see a hurricane trucking up the coast.
Texas Churches Flooded by Harvey Sue FEMA for Discrimination
Building upon Supreme Court’s Trinity Lutheran ruling, lawsuit claims excluding churches from relief grants violates First Amendment.
Kate Shellnutt. September 06, 2017 6:24 AM. Image: FEMA. Hurricanes don't discriminate. As Matthew 5:45 states, God “sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”.
Confessions of a Christian Prepper
My hope shouldn’t lie in survival skills and stockpiles.
With multiple earthquakes, successive hurricanes, fires raging in the Northwest and California, as well as escalating tensions with North Korea, the last few months have brought an
3 Disaster Myths That Only Compound the Devastation
The biggest threat facing churches isn’t a disaster event—it’s how we think about disasters.
disasters. I've never seen a storm like Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes to be tracked, which poses immediate danger.
The California Fires Are Purifying My Priorities
The threat of disaster forces me to reckon with salvation—mine and others.
pain or crying. But we are not there yet, as these fires and hurricanes painfully remind us, and a final, more devastating Day is yet to come. In that context
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future. Perhaps your community has a history of floods or of forest fires. Or maybe you live in an area prone to tornadoes or hurricanes. Whatever the