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Relying on faith amid Harvey’s destruction

September 6, 2017

[] by Daaran Simon

“That’s my leaning post,” she said, referring to God. “That’s what I do automatically. I’m just going to pray.”

Christians, Jews and Muslims have leaned on their faith as the storm flooded southeast Texas. Faith has guided them as they recover and encouraged them to give to those suffering in the aftermath of a storm that has killed at least 53 people. Here in the Bible Belt, prayer and church are a part of life….

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Sunday, September 3 declared National Day of Prayer for Harvey victims

September 3, 2017

[] by Heather Sells

President Trump has declared Sunday a “National Day of Prayer” in honor of Texans and others affected by Hurricane Harvey….

…”We invite all Americans to join us as we continue to pray for those who have lost family members and friends, and for those who are suffering from this great crisis.”…

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Lifting their voices…Jail prayer service brings out 600

September 2, 2017

[ – London, KY] by Nita Johnson

Over 600 people gathered under and around a tent in the parking lot of the Laurel County Correctional Center on Tuesday night to join together in prayer for the community.

The service was initiated by Laurel County Jailer Jamie Mosley, who has addressed the overcrowding in the jail as a dangerous situation for both inmates and jail staff….

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Governor Abbott declares Sept. 3 a Day of Prayer in Texas

September 1, 2017

[ – KVEW ABC – Austin, TX] by Jonathan Munson

The Texas Governor signed a gubernatorial proclamation Thursday at the grounds of what remains of the First Baptist Church in Rockport declaring Sunday, Sept. 3, a Day of Prayer in Texas….

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My Prayer for Texas

August 31, 2017

[The Christian Post –] by Greg Stier, Founder and President of Dare 2 Share Ministries International

I pray for the people of Houston and all the surrounding areas in Texas which were impacted by the Hurricane. They are being flooded with water. Please flood them with your provision. They have been overwhelmed with destruction. Please overwhelm them with your presence. They are being wrecked by the weather. May they be restored by your love….

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Houston hears your prayers, America, thank you

August 31, 2017

[FOX NEWS –] by Sarah Jane Moerbe

[Hurricane] Harvey has left an impact for sure. It has displaced families, ruined neighborhoods, and even taken lives. But it has also impacted Houston in other ways….Harvey has brought Houston together as one common thread. It has torn down boundaries of race, background, and financial status….I am reminded of God’s timing and sovereignty, His control over all things, and most of all Christ whom he has placed in us for such a time as this, to offer true relief and deliverance for those in need. I have seen many prayer requests since this storm began, and there will be many more to come. I have been encouraged by the nation’s response to prayers for Texas. And let me tell you, your prayers are heard….

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Local nonprofit (Chattanooga, TN) works to unite community through prayer training

August 31, 2017

[ – Chattanooga, TN] by Alina Hunter-Grah

The Chattanooga House of Prayer isn’t a church, but it has a similar mission: to bring people closer to God through prayer.

The Chattanooga House of Prayer is a nonprofit that leaders founded a little more than six years ago because they saw a need for more prayer in the city. But instead of building another church, the nonprofit was created to be a unifying force between the churches and supplement the way people practice their faith….

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