Please continue to pray for the Bahamas!

For many people, Hurricane Dorian is a distant memory, but for the people of the Bahamas, it has become a day-to-day struggle on the long road to recovery. Recent reports indicate that the storm caused an estimated $3.4 billion in damages and left an estimated 29,500 people homeless, without jobs, or both. As of late […]

Prayer Requests: Earthquakes in The Philippines

On October 16, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake was the first of three successive earthquakes to strike the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, leaving much damage and many displaced farmers. The second quake, measuring 6.6, hit on October 29, followed by another earthquake two days later on October 31 that measured 6.5. These three quakes […]

Pray for children facing malnutrition

Hidden Hunger…it sounds like the name of a scary movie or story. But in reality, it is the life experience of over two billion people around the world. Hidden Hunger occurs when people become malnourished due to micronutrient deficiencies. Essentially, they aren’t consuming enough food overall, and their diet lacks the nutrients and quality that […]

Pray for children orphaned by AIDS

“And if you give yourself to the hungry And satisfy the desire of the afflicted, Then your light will rise in darkness And your gloom will become like midday.” Isaiah 58:10 It’s a devastating blow when a parent can no longer care for his or her child. Be it finances, health, or death, countless numbers of children find themselves at […]

Hurricane Dorian Prayer Requests: October 1, 2019

On the main islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, residents are beginning to return to what is left of their homes and neighborhoods. Most houses and standing structures have been destroyed by the impact of tidal surges or the resulting water damage, leaving many survivors without any means of earning a living. For some islanders, the weight of […]

Hurricane Dorian Prayer Requests: September 27, 2019

Recovery efforts are now in full swing in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The storm survivors are returning to their homes, beginning the cleanup, and making plans for rebuilding. BGR partners have been on the ground this week, continuing to assess the needs and make plans for how to best help in […]

Hurricane Dorian Prayer Requests: September 20, 2019

On the main islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, residents are beginning to return to what is left of their homes and neighborhoods. Most houses and standing structures have been destroyed by the impact of tidal surges or the resulting water damage, leaving many survivors without any means of earning a living. For some islanders, the weight of […]

Hurricane Dorian Prayer Requests: September 14, 2019

As rescuers continue the arduous task of searching for survivors amidst the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, the gravity of the disaster grows more evident by the hour. Over 2,500 people are still reported as missing, more than 70,000 have lost everything, and the death toll, currently at 50, is expected to climb. […]

Hurricane Dorian Prayer Requests: September 10, 2019

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas have been left in shambles. The death toll continues to mount, hundreds are still unaccounted for, and nearly 70,000 people have been left with nothing in the world, save the clothes on their backs. The scene is one of heartbreak, the scale of loss, unfathomable. One pastor […]

Prayer Requests: Hurricane Dorian Updates

BGR partners have been urgently working together with local church leaders to begin evaluations of the damage from Hurricane Dorian and to start relief efforts, despite precarious conditions. Abaco and the majority of Grand Bahama are submerged underwater and high winds caused further damage to infrastructure. The current death toll stands at 43, but is […]