(RNS) — Their request follows a Sept. 4 lawsuit against FEMA filed by three churches in the state that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
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(RNS) — The offer comes just a few weeks after the televangelist faced criticism for not immediately opening his downtown megachurch as a Hurricane Harvey shelter.
(USA Today) — If you donate bottles of water, diapers, clothing or any other materials to hurricane victims in Texas or Florida, your donation will likely pass through the hands of the Seventh-day Adventists before it gets to a storm victim.
(RNS) — Little did McIngvale know that Houston quickly would become a disaster zone — and that he, driven by his faith, would emerge as one of the battered city’s most beloved heroes.
(AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott declared Sunday a "Day of Prayer" and urged residents to be steeled by their beliefs at a time of crisis.
BELLAIRE, Texas (AP) — A 13-year-old boy and his family opened his bar mitzvah service — typically an invite-only affair — to anyone from the larger Jewish community who wanted to come.
(RNS) — 'I can’t repeat it enough: We never closed our doors. We’re a church, for goodness' sake,' said Lakewood Church spokesman Don Iloff.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — One little-known fact about American religious communities is that many are mobilized for immediate disaster relief.
Do not be Noah. That's the wrong kind of "biblical."
(RNS) — As Harvey continues to pound Houston, why are the religious finger-waggers who said Hurricanes Sandy, Isaac and Katrina were God's punishment for gay marriage or abortion rights strangely silent?