May 25, 2011
Rapid Response Team Shares Hope in Joplin
In May and June of 2011, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains ministered to over 4,000 people in Joplin, Mo., sharing the love and hope of Christ in the aftermath of an EF5 tornado that killed 160 and left over $2 billion worth of damage.
May 23, 2011
Pray for the Joplin Tornado Victims
The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is heading to Joplin, Mo. to assess how to best respond in the aftermath of a deadly tornado.
May 18, 2011
Chaplains Connect People With Hope in Alabama, Japan, Haiti
With chaplains serving in Alabama, Japan and Haiti, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team continues to minister to people who have lost everything due to tornadoes, tsunamis and earthquakes. Despite these uncertain times, the message of hope is an unchanging truth.
May 7, 2011
Michael W. Smith Blesses Tornado Victims
When Michael W. Smith jumped in to help tornado victims in Alabama, he was living out principles in his latest book, "A Simple Blessing."
May 1, 2011
The Block That Was Spared
The tornado that brought so much death and destruction to other areas of Birmingham spared most of one block—and its residents are eternally grateful.
May 1, 2011
Offering a Christlike Presence to the Grieving
Jesus didn't come to end suffering; He came to reveal Himself in the midst of it.
April 30, 2011
Franklin Graham Offers Hope in Tuscaloosa
Franklin Graham was on the ground in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Saturday, encouraging volunteers and comforting victims of the devastating tornadoes that blew across the state April 27.
April 29, 2011
Bringing the Comfort of Christ to Alabama
The Billy Graham Rapid Response is responding along with Samaritan's Purse in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa where severe storms and tornadoes wiped out homes and hundreds have been killed.
April 27, 2011
A Match Made in Haiti
The love story of Belinda and Frantzcy goes goes beyond romance and conventional wisdom. "It was all a God thing, that's all we can say."
April 25, 2011
'You Can Feel Their Emotion'
Finding the right words to comfort homeowners who lost everything in the N.C. tornadoes is challenging enough, however finding compassion is easy, and often times comes with an emotional toll on the BGEA Rapid Response chaplains.
April 21, 2011
N.C. Man Can't Outrun God's Call
After watching his house obliterated by a tornado in the rear view mirror of his pickup truck, a 49-year-old broken Askewville, N.C., farmer receives Christ into his life.
April 19, 2011
Sharing God's Love Around the Corner
Chaplains preparing to minister in tornado-ravaged North Carolina, just a few hours from the BGEA headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., share their hearts for this ministry.
April 18, 2011
Chaplains Deploy to Tornado Ravaged North Carolina
The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team of crisis-trained chaplains is being dispatched to four areas of North Carolina that have been hit hard by the tornadoes that roared through the state over the weekend.
April 16, 2011
Team Finishes Pulaski, Va., Deployment
Two tornadoes swept through Pulaski, Va., causing an estimated $8.5 million dollars worth of damage on 400 buildings.
April 4, 2011
Chaplains Finish Up New Jersey Deployment
The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team spent nearly three weeks comforting, encouraging and praying for flood victims in the Wayne, N.J., area.
March 28, 2011
God Continues to Work in New Jersey Flooding
Stories continue to flow out from The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team deployment to Wayne, N.J.
March 24, 2011
A Flood of Support in New Jersey
The size and scope of a natural disaster can cause fear and panic through an entire nation. But sometimes, as the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is finding out, the devastation just around the corner is just as real. And personal. And the opportunities to share Christ in disaster still resonate.
March 22, 2011
RRT Chaplains Making a Difference in New Jersey
The Rapid Response Team deployed to Wayne, N.J., has been an encouragement to the teams working and has given hope to those displaced from flooding.
March 16, 2011
Rapid Response Team Deploys to New Jersey
As hundreds of New Jersey families have been displaced from their homes after a weekend of flooding, trained chaplains will come along side local churches to help with emotional trauma.
March 4, 2011
Meeting Needs in Australia
As the Rapid Response Team launches in Australia, they are continuing the work of the Gospel that Billy Graham began more than 50 years ago.