Churches and Other Faith-Based Groups Lend a Hand After Historic Nebraska Floods

Religion News Service’s Emily McFarlan Miller writes that local and national faith-based disaster relief groups are helping Nebraskans recover from last month’s historic floods. On March 27, Within Reach, a network of Nebraskan church leaders, hosted a forum to discuss how they can work together to help the community in the wake of the flood. Wilbur Rayl, whose house was flooded, expressed gratitude to the volunteers who provided him aid as part of the evangelical disaster relief organization Samaritan’s Purse. “If you believe in God, if your heart’s in the right spot, I think you’re OK,” Rayl said.

Read at Religion News Service

© 2011 Religion & Politics