Baptist and Reflector
MOUNT JULIET — Most people were expecting one of this year’s hurricanes to be the 250th disaster relief response for Tennessee Baptists since their first response in 1978.
Instead, it will be a response to damages caused by the recent ice storm in Oklahoma.
“We thought Hurricane Zeta would be response No. 250, however, to this date no states have asked for assistance,” Wes Jones, disaster relief specialist for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, said Oct. 30.
“On the other hand, at the same time Zeta was coming, an ice storm was hitting Oklahoma and fires continued to rage in Colorado and we have been invited to respond to these,” Jones said. [Read more…]