The Gospel in Action

Trinity Fellowship Church partnered with Crisis Response for many years and housed our Hurricane Harvey Response in Friendswood, Texas. Having seen and been a part of the impact that Crisis Response had in their own community, the church decided to prepare for responding to local crises. They transformed their carport space into a storage area for gutting supplies…Read more »

Prayer Walk to New Friends

Usually our strongest connections in the community come from working in someone’s home for a prolonged time, or from church members who are passionate about Crisis Response. But every once in a while, God brings us to someone on a prayer walk who connects with the volunteers in an amazing way. When the first group…Read more »

A Growing Opportunity

Crisis Response and Paradise EFC teamed up for our very first “Serve Saturday” in May. We teamed up with Chico EFC, and between the 2 churches, we had about 12 people ready to serve, including the children as young as five. We met at Paradise EFC and had a little orientation, sharing that the goal…Read more »

Connecting with Cruz

This is a story from one of our Harvey Response volunteers serving in Corpus Christi. “On a recent trip with ReachGlobal I was told that Cruz, the homeowner whose home we were repairing, may not come across real friendly. We were told that he was hoping for a total house rebuild instead of a repair…Read more »

The House Without a Pile

Michelle is no stranger to flooding after her community in Lake Charles was affected by two hurricanes just last year. But last week Lake Charles flooded again, this time from a storm that dropped 16 inches of rain in about 6 hours, and it even affected some houses that hadn’t flooded in Hurricane Delta. She…Read more »

More than a Mailbox

Recently we had a group from Minnesota helping to fix a home for church members from Lake Charles Bible Church. The volunteers took a prayer walk through the community in the afternoon, something we encourage volunteers to do each day, and they met Henry and his aunt. Our volunteers recognized pretty quickly that Henry was…Read more »

Taking the Next Step

In February 2020 we had a small group gathered together in Louisiana to brainstorm what ReachGlobal Crisis Response’s trauma care ministry could look like. None of us could have imagined what the next year would bring. Just a few weeks later churches all over the country were looking for ways to engage and minister to…Read more »

Pass the Blessing

Over half a million ordered to evacuate.  Enough fallen timber to build 28,000 brand new homes.  Eight thousand telephone poles replaced.  An estimated $19 billion in damages.  These are just some of the struggles that Hurricane Laura inflicted on the Gulf Coast.  In addition to the physical trauma, there is the emotional and spiritual crisis…Read more »