Bahamas Update: Finding Peace in Chaos

It has now been four months since Hurricane Dorian first made camp over the Bahamas. Read one disaster relief worker’s summary of what the response on the islands has been like!

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BGR Responds to Philippines Earthquakes

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Philippines on Sunday, December 15. BGR relief teams are assessing the most pressing needs.

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Disaster Update: Philippines Earthquakes

Between October 16 and October 31, a series of three earthquakes struck the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Read about BGR’s response!

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Disaster Update: Typhoon Hagibis Hits Japan

Over the weekend, Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan, leaving a trail of destroyed homes and death. Please be in prayer for the Japanese people as they begin the road to recovery.

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Hurricane Dorian Update: The Power of the Local Church

Children in the Bahamas have been traumatized by what they have witnessed during Hurricane Dorian and its fallout, but local churches are trying to care for their mental health in meaningful, practical ways.

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Hurricane Dorian Update: September 20

BGR is leading Southern Baptists’ emergency response in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. Read the latest update from partners on the ground!

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Pastors Share Hurricane Dorian Heartbreak

Several pastors from the island of Grand Bahama sat down to share their congregant’s stories with BGR partners. Read about their response to the wreckage.

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Survival Stories from Bahamian Ghost Towns

Through interviews with some of the few remaining residents in hard-hit regions of the islands, such as Marsh Harbour, BGR was able to get a clearer picture of just how instantaneous the hurricane’s onslaught was.

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Concerns Rise for Island Communities

“We are doing well – thanks be to God!” One Baptist pastor, John Mark, shared his personal experience with Hurricane Dorian and the aftershocks it caused. Read about his family’s resilience.

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Mother and Child Saved in Hurricane Wreckage

God is on the move in the midst of this calamity. First responders are continuing to show the love of Christ to families torn apart by the devastation incurred!

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