THIRSTY GROUND UPDATES

Update from the field

As we drive back from a long day on the east samar coast I see out the window a scene of sweeping destruction more reminiscent of the bombed-out streets of Iraq than anything else I have ever seen. town after town of gutted homes, concrete walls crumbled in a heap, only foundations swept clean…(Read More)

Update from the Field

Went to prisons this morning about 90 prisoners total. Set up water filters and gave some vitamins, medicine and the Gospel. We then did clean water set up at 3 dirty wells and a church today. We then went to San Antonio village right by shore, destruction was astonishing, many dead or missing, some survived…(Read More)

Hitting The Field

A brief update here from Manila as it approaches midnight on what should be our last night in the city before launching into the south. We had to delay a day to better coordinate transportation to the disaster area, as well as acquire supplies and get some paperwork in line for the mission, but all…(Read More)

Heading In

Just a quick update while we are in transit here. Writing from Narita. My flight got changed, so am having to meet the others in manila, they went via Guam. Thankful that God worked it out this morning to cancel my original flight and reroute me; it allowed me to get the late shipment of…(Read More)

Thanks KIII TV!

Much thanks to KIII TV in Corpus Christi for their coverage of the local effort here to head over to the Philippines and provide spiritual and physical help to those affected by the devastating Typhoon Yolanda. I am glad that they represented it in such a way as to underscore the driving force behind going…(Read More)

Getting Ready

These have been some very busy days and nights! Since the day it seemed clear to go ahead and form a team to respond to the disaster in the Philippines, God has provided in many ways to help us get ready. We went from a small team of only 3 of us to now 6…(Read More)

Launching The Site

Hi there! This is just a real short post for now. We are currently launching the site, it is primarily intended to be an informational source for people wanting to follow the developments of the Disaster Response Team traveling to the Phillipines next week. Prayer is much welcomed as we embark on this endeavor to…(Read More)

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