Billy Graham Chaplains Deploying After Storms Sweep South

By   •   March 18, 2021

Debris is tangled in an uprooted tree laying on a weather-damaged property in Clanton, Alabama, after a large outbreak of severe storms across the Southeast. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

After tornadoes trampled the Deep South, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying to storm-ravaged Tuscaloosa and Dallas County, Alabama.

On Wednesday night, a trail of storms spouted off nearly two dozen tornadoes across Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, leveling homes and injuring several residents. The storm system continued to make its way through the Southeast Thursday, putting 26 million people at severe risk.

At least 21 tornadoes touched down across the South in the last 24 hours, and many are left without power this morning….

Posted by Franklin Graham on Thursday, March 18, 2021

In January, Billy Graham chaplains deployed to Jefferson County, Alabama, after a twister killed a teenager and shredded neighborhoods. They prayed with more 300 people while offering a listening ear and comfort to locals. In many cases, chaplains offer hope during some of the most difficult times in a person’s life.

As the team looks into which regions need the most help from these dangerous storms, they’re preparing to do the same.

Please keep all those affected by tornadoes—and still in the path of this storm system—in your prayers.

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