Myanmar Christians Alive, Suffering

Myanmar (BNc)- After the cyclone that killed more than 78,000 people, churches have reported no deaths, but described the suffering of the population. Christians in the city of Yangar are safe, but are "reeling," said Bill McDonough, international director of Partners in Progress. He wrote that they "need food and water and their homes were … Continue reading Myanmar Christians Alive, Suffering

Midwest, South Cope with Flooding

By Associate Editor Joe May (BNc)- Flooding has enveloped much of the Midwest and South, especially in Arkansas. The White River could reach historic levels this week. The extensive damage that has already devastated the state continued through the weekend, noted Renee Preslar of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. BNc has not learned of … Continue reading Midwest, South Cope with Flooding

Turning Pisco Upside Down

by Tim Hall PISCO, Peru (BNc)- A major earthquake struck portions of southern Peru on August 15, 2007. One of the hardest hit areas was the village of Pisco. Most houses in that town were lost, and people's lives were literally turned upside down. Faculty and students from the Inter-American Biblical Institute worked quickly to … Continue reading Turning Pisco Upside Down