PHOTOS: Chaplains Respond to Flooding in Wisconsin, Illinois

By   •   July 28, 2017

Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team deployed first to Southeastern Wisconsin, then Northeastern Illinois in July as heavy rain flooded the areas. Here, chaplains take a moment to pray with locals after floodwaters damaged several neighborhoods.
Sometimes just being there is all people need, especially in the midst of crisis.
One chaplain, Bob Poff, said many have lost possessions and have damage to their homes and businesses. "We ask for prayer for them as they're going through this trauma in their lives," he said.
Lending a listening ear is an important part of a chaplain's job.
Chaplain Al New prays with a local resident. Rapid Response Team chaplains are trained to provide emotional and spiritual care to those affected by natural or man-made disasters, and to offer prayer to anyone who may want it.
Please pray for the Rapid Response Team as they continue offering comfort, prayer and the hope of Jesus to these Wisconsin and Illinois communities.

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  1. Robert Huettner says:

    I’ve always been a fan of Billy Graham’s ministries.

  2. Bee says:

    Praying for the Rapid Response chaplains.

  3. Pam Uzzell says:

    I thank God for these chaplains who are showing these victims the love of Christ.


    Pam Uzzell
    Raleigh, NC

  4. Ray Rood says:

    Thank you for all that you are doing in Jesus’ name. Thank God for your service. Keep up the good work.

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