December 14, 2011
Rapid Response Team: 2011 in Review
The Lord has given us many opportunities to serve and minister in 2011.
December 14, 2011
A Miracle Moose & Other Memories of Haiti
One Rapid Response Team chaplain who served in Haiti during 2011 shares a powerful story of God's healing hand in the lives of a family touched by tragedy.
December 13, 2011
Japanese Tsunami Survivor Welcoming Display of God's Word in Her Home
With one of our first visits as new chaplains to the teams working in the Tome Base area, we were present when the crew began insulating the walls and hanging sheet rock in several of the homes damaged by the tsunami.
December 12, 2011
Rapid Response Team Concludes Haiti Deployment
"While serving the Haitian people since the earthquake, our chaplains found an unprecedented hunger for Jesus Christ as we shared His hope and comfort with thousands of hurting people," said Jack Munday, director of the Rapid Response Team as it concluded an almost two-year deployment.
November 18, 2011
S.C. Storm Deaths Hit Close to Home
Disaster struck on Wednesday in a rural pocket of Rock Hill, S.C., leaving three people in their 60s dead and many neighbors left to pick up the pieces.
October 13, 2011
Rapid Response Team Covering the Map
From a tiny town in Alaska to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Rapid Response chaplains are finding open doors to pray and share the love of Christ with hurting disaster victims.
October 4, 2011
Rapid Response Team Ministers to Another Billy Graham
When the Rapid Response chaplains saw Billy Graham's name on a mold removal truck, they knew that God had orchestrated a divine appointment in Minot, N.D.
September 13, 2011
Hurricane Irene Leaves Many Wondering 'Why?'
Hurricane Irene blasted more than 1,500 houses in New Bern and left hundreds of millions in North Carolina damages, leaving homeowners with one main question.
September 12, 2011
Rapid Response Team Adding Student Chaplains
Witnessing teens ministering to other teens in the wake of a disaster sparked a new ministry idea for the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team.
September 9, 2011
'A Cry In Our Hearts'
The events of 9/11 have forever impacted the church in New York City.
August 15, 2011
Salvation Stories from Minot, N.D.
Sharing the comfort and hope of Christ to those who are hurting, the Billy Graham Rapid Response chaplains are being used to lead many people to the Lord in Minot, N.D.
August 4, 2011
Looking for Answers in Minot, N.D.
First Assembly of God in Minot, N.D., has been a beacon of hope in a time where over a fourth of its residents have been displaced because of the severe flooding. The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team has been deployed to assist as there are far more questions than answers.
July 26, 2011
A Flood of Compassion
Media may have forgotten about the flood in Minot, N.D., but the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team hasn’t. Now that flood waters have receded, the work of cleanup and heart restoration has just begun.
July 1, 2011
A Moving End to Tuscaloosa Deployment
Just before the Rapid Response Team concludes its two-month deployment in Tuscaloosa, a widow finally understands the plan of Salvation in emotional meeting.
June 28, 2011
Mizzou Football Team Helps Joplin Bounce Back
Missouri offensive lineman Mark Hill comes to lend a hand to his former hometown, and brings help.
June 20, 2011
God's Love Continues to Permeate Tuscaloosa
Almost two months after a massive Tornado rocked Tuscaloosa, Ala., debris is still being cleared and the Rapid Response Team continues to minister to the storm survivors.
June 16, 2011
A Story of God's Protection in Joplin
Driving head into one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, Cheryl and her two daughters experienced God's hand of protection that will change their lives forever.
June 6, 2011
Moments of Mercy
Comforting a grieving mother. Rejoicing that a deceased couple is reunited in heaven. Delivering a Bible. Countless acts of mercy make up a Rapid Response Team chaplain's day.
June 2, 2011
After the Twister: One Church’s Story
The pastor whose church is hosting Rapid Response Team chaplains in Joplin shares prayer requests and stories of how members are faring in the aftermath of the killer tornado.
May 30, 2011
A Memorial Day to Remember
Franklin and Will Graham spent Memorial Day in Joplin, Missouri, encouraging Rapid Response Team chaplains and Samaritan’s Purse volunteers, and praying with survivors who shared stories of tragedy and triumph.