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Christian Leaders Respond to Hurricane Harvey Devastation in Texas

  • Veronica Neffinger
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2017 Aug 28
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Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas over the weekend. Now Texas residents in Houston, Galveston, Rockport, Corpus Christi, and other Gulf Coast cities are dealing with the hurricane's aftermath. Federal aid has been dispatched to Texas, and rescue teams are working around the clock. 

Following the devastation caused by this hurricane, Christian leaders have spoken out, and many have called for prayer. Many also linked to articles explaining how people around the country can help victims of the hurricane.

Dan Darling at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission tweeted an article titled "How to help victims of Hurricane Harvey" which gives four specific ways to help those in need: pray, give, sponsor a crisis response bucket, and prepare.

Russell Moore, the President of the ERLC tweeted:

 

 

Evangelist and director of Samaritan's Purse Franklin Graham tweeted:

 

 

Christian author Trevin Wax tweeted:

 

 

Author Ann Voskamp posted an article about our God who is a light through the storm:

 

 

Christian financial adviser Dave Ramsey tweeted:

 

 

Beth Moore tweeted that she was getting ready to jump into the relief efforts:

 

 

Photo: Water flows down Interstate 10 which has been inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days.

Photo courtesy: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Publication date: August 28, 2017