When Your Soul Is Crushed & You Want To Turn From God

What do you do when life threatens to crush your very soul? All along the Texas Gulf Coast, people are dealing with the some of the most heart-wrenching pain imaginable….losing everything, unable to even go to work, losing loved ones in the hurricane and flooding. And Florida may be in for the same kind of heartache.

When devastation hits you it’s sometimes easy to turn from God – and that’s precisely the wrong place to be. I have no magic words or simple answers for what folks are going through, but these four things might be of help – be sure and read to number four:

#1. Remember God is good.
He created everything, and He created it good. Why? Because He is good.

Adam and Eve brought sin into the world, and that corrupted EVERYTHING. Even creation… read more


Texas Abortion Chain Offers to Murder Unborn for Free to ‘Help’ Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas — A chain of abortion facilities in Texas has offered free abortions to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, it says, to “help” pregnant mothers who wanted to terminate their pregnancy but could not do so because of the storm.

Whole Woman’s Health, which has locations in Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio and McAllen, posted its offer to its website on Friday.

“To ensure our patients get the compassionate, quality abortion care they deserve, we’re providing no-cost abortions for those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” the organization wrote.

opinion: We wonder why these horrible storms are coming, why the northwest is on fire, why we are under judgment and more hurricanes are coming! WAKE UP church and speak UP! STOP MURDERING! Lord Jesus we repent for our wicked nation but we also pray they wake up. We are tired of them murdering our children Lord. Hear our cry O God, hear our hearts broken for killing innocent children for the sake of their sin, we all have sinned and Lord Jesus we thank you for coming and saving us from our sin. Please Lord Jesus cause them to STOP killing your children, In JESUS NAME AMEN!

Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Matthew 19:18 He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,

Psalm 28:O Lord, I call to you. O my rock, do not turn a deaf ear to me. If you remain silent, I will be like those who go into the pit. 2 Hear my prayer for mercy when I call to you for help, when I lift my hands toward your most holy place. 3 Do not drag me away with wicked people, with troublemakers who speak of peace with their neighbors but have evil in their hearts. 4 Pay them back for what they have done, for their evil deeds. Pay them back for what their hands have done, and give them what they deserve. 5 The Lord will tear them down and never build them up again, because they never consider what he has done or what his hands have made.

Mike Pence and Franklin Graham Deliver a Message of Hope in Storm Zone

Vice President Mike Pence traveled to southeast Texas on Thursday to encourage storm victims and survey the damage caused by hurricane-turned-tropical depression Harvey.

Pence arrived in Corpus Christi on Air Force II with his wife, Karen, and several cabinet secretaries, including Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a former Texas governor.

The group was greeted on the ground by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and his wife, Cecilia. During the visit, Abbott declared this Sunday, September 3 as a “Day of Prayer” for his storm-weary state… read more


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence and Rev. Franklin Graham in Rockport, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017, declares Sunday a day of prayer in Texas.Outside a heavily damaged church building in the battered Gulf Coast town of Rockport, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation declaring this Sunday a day of prayer in the state.

“As we gather today here at this church, it’s important that we remember that the greatest power that exists is the power of God and the way that God can touch and move all of our lives,” the governor said Thursday, nearing the end of a week in which his state suffered what many are calling the worst natural disaster in American history in terms of its scope.

Abbott was accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, and Rev. Franklin Graham, whose relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is on the ground in Southeast Texas mobilizing volunteers…. read more

2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

WATCH: Spontaneous Gospel Singing Fills Harvey Evacuation Shelter

Victims of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey were captured on video breaking out into song at a shelter. The scene received almost 7.5 million views in the last 17 hours. The singers are staying at the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center in Conroe, Texas, north of Houston.

Montgomery County and the surrounding areas were hit by flooding due to rainfall from Harvey and the overflowing of creeks and rivers.

According to Scott Engle of the Montgomery County Police Reporter, there have been 1,300 high water rescues and 1,100 county residents displaced in shelters. Three hundred roads are deemed impassable. His home was also flooded…. read more

Hurricane Harvey’s Men, Women, and Children

In crisis, strong men are no longer ‘toxic,’ women protect children, and children are innocent.

On Sunday, as images from Hurricane Harvey stunned the nation, one particular image stuck out for many Americans as indicative of the heroism of Texans in the face of disaster: a picture of a man in a baseball cap carefully carrying a woman through the water; the woman, in turn, holds close a baby curled up on her chest.

The picture struck a chord with many people because it seems so instinctively right: the woman protecting her child, the man protecting the woman, carrying them all through danger.

This is the vision of humanity that carries us through our darkest trials: men as protectors, women as guardians, children as innocents…. read more

Chaplains Answering the ‘God Questions’ After Hurricane Harvey

With Harvey still pouring rain over Texas, it’s hard to say how great the devastation will be—or how soon before residents get a break. But one thing’s for sure—the damage is widespread and overwhelming, affecting some of the state’s most popular cities.

To put things in perspective—Houston gets an average of about 50 inches of rainfall a year. In the past two days alone, 25 inches of rain dumped on the city. With more rain expected and evacuations still taking place, anxiety has set in for many.

“People are shocked. They’re full of fear,” said Jack Munday, international director of the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT). “They’re concerned whether or not they’ll have a home to move back into. In some cases, they’ve left medications behind. In some cases, they’ve had to leave pets behind…. read more

Chaplains Ministering to Texans After Hurricane Harvey Pounds Gulf Coast

Harvey floodingA team of Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) chaplains is ministering to Texas residents after Hurricane Harvey hit hard on Friday night. At least five people have died as of Monday, with the death toll expected to rise. The storm continues to threaten many areas, including Houston, as torrential downpours lead to dangerous flooding.

FEMA Administrator Brock Long has said this is likely the worst disaster Texas has ever seen.

The first wave of RRT chaplains—who are from Texas, California, Virginia and North Carolina—are joining Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief ministry, which has also deployed to the Gulf Coast to offer help to residents in crisis. The team of seven chaplains are set up at Faith Family Church in Victoria and will minister to people getting supplies at a distribution center there on Monday… read more & donate

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