All Around The Big House

The EF-3 tornado that hit Marshalltown, Iowa, left Marshalltown EFC undamaged, but greatly impacted their missions house and the surrounding neighborhoods.  A year ago, when the church bought “The Big House”, they weren’t exactly sure how God would use it. They’ve been offering ESL classes and tutoring in the hopes of building relationships in that…Read more »

“Just Send Me Pictures.”

There’s nothing easy about having your home flood, but certainly one of the most frustrating parts comes after the waters recede and the insurance battles begin. Every disaster brings a mix of emotions, and in almost everyone’s story, there’s a level of frustration and confusion surrounding the insurance process. It is so foreign, so complicated,…Read more »

We, the Weak Ones

In August 2016 it started raining in Southern Louisiana and just didn’t stop for days. By the time the clouds rolled away there were historic levels of flooding in the Baton Rouge area, with about 90% of homes in nearby Denham Springs flooded to some degree. Our initial response started with teams based in Covington,…Read more »

Pushing Our Intimacy

While flood damage in Ellicott City, MD recently drew national attention, residents just a few miles away in the Beechfield neighborhood of Baltimore were also ravaged by the May 27 storm.  Providentially, the community surrounds the Stillmeadow Evangelical Free Church.  And also providentially, soon after Pastor Michael Martin came to lead the  church last year,…Read more »

Responding to Ebola

“Please keep us in your prayers. If this crisis continues as it is, it will bring a huge loss of humanity”.  Rev. Ebuku, an Evangelical Free Church of Congo pastor recently shared this plea, regarding a recent outbreak of Ebola in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).   The DRC is home to a large network Evangelical Free…Read more »

Are You Prepared?

Not only does ReachGlobal Crisis Response partner with churches to help in times of crisis, but we also help churches to prepare for a potential future response to a crisis in their own community.   With our Prepare Initiative, we can provide training for your church or group of churches who want to expand their ministry…Read more »