1. Pray that the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the people affected by these disasters will
be met in a timely way by all appropriate means.
2. Pray that the governments of foreign countries will work with international relief organizations
to restore basic services to their people.
3. Pray for the thousands of volunteers who are serving at the sites of these disasters as the hands and feet of Christ. Pray
that their stamina will be unflagging, and that their compassionate service will point to the saving power and presence of Jesus Christ.
4. Pray for the physical and spiritual well-being of the Christ followers in these various areas.
5. Rejoice that our Disaster Relief volunteers are ready, willing, and able to react quickly to meet the needs in affected areas.
6. Pray that the Lord will vindicate the motives of these volunteers in the eyes of a watching world. Ask the Lord to sustain them with His tender mercies as they return home and attempt to regain some semblance of normalcy.
7. Pray that donors will continue to contribute to the ongoing relief needs of these devastated communities.
8. Pray that these disasters will heighten the awareness of all volunteer groups
of the need for adequate training, orientation, and preparation prior to embarking on ministry trips at home or abroad.
9. Pray that doors of opportunity remain open for our trained Disaster Relief volunteers
to assist those placed in need whenever and wherever a natural disaster may occur.
10. Pray that these disasters will serve as a catalyst for a new generation of
volunteers to enlist for training through SBC Disaster Relief for effective deployment and service for both present and future needs.
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