30 trust Christ via DR effort

More than 30 people in Louisiana had made professions of faith through the ministry of SBTC Disaster Relief volunteers as of Sept. 20.

SBTC DR Director Jim Richardson said the DR teams were scheduled to remain in Louisiana through the end of September serving victims of Hurricane Isaac.

Mud-out recovery teams along with volunteers serving in chaplaincy, feeding, shower/laundry and childcare were serving at Living Water Baptist Church in LaPlace, First Baptist Church in Norco, and First Baptist Church of Covington.

Through Sept. 20, the workers had served 1,242 volunteer days, prepared 24,368 meals, and seen more than 30 professions of faith.

Through SBTC volunteers, the gospel was presented 91 times and 445 spiritual contacts were made through prayer, conversation and witnessing. Additionally, 175 sites were cleaned up and volunteers provided 605 hot showers and did 341 loads of laundry.

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