Linda and Jeff Humphries stand outside their mobile home at Shell Island Fish Camp and Marina in St. Marks, Fla., July 12 -- nearly 48 hours after their home was filled with water. Jeff Humphries said he fought in two wars but never really knew how it felt to have his life torn apart until Hurricane Dennis hit July 10. "I'm part of one now," said Humphries, who rushed to put the United States flag up as soon as the waters abated. Photo by Joni B. Hannigan/Florida Baptist Witness
MILTON, Fla. (BP)--Dispensing emergency grants and "spiritual care" in Milton, Bagdad, St. Marks and Century, Fla., several Florida Baptist Convention staff members made a difference July 12 to individuals suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Dennis.
Convention staffers visited several communities still reeling from the Category 3 hurricane, which struck with force and knocked out power for nearly 500,000 people in a three-state area July 10.
Fritz Wilson, coordinator for Florida Baptist Disaster Relief, said in a press release July 13 that the previous day had gone "well." Read More