KNCSB chaplains serve in Joplin

A KNCSB chaplains’ team served June 5-10 in tornado-torn Joplin, Mo.

Team members were: Gordon and Vi Herb, Wichita, Kan.; Thurman Oliver, Kansas City, Kan.; and Rick Clock, Lawrence, Kan. They served a total of 27 volunteer work days. Statistics included:

  • Gospel presentations—29
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  • Prayed for someone—125
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  • Handed out tracts—143
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  • Other contacts—672
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  • Funeral attended—2
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  • Devotionals Held—2


“Please continue to pray for the people of Joplin, Mo. Your prayers accomplish more than you think,” said Larry Thomas, KNCSB director of disaster relief.

Kansas-Nebraska Southern Baptists are being encouraged to give money to Spring River Baptist Association in Joplin. The Spring River Baptist Association Web site says it has received more donations of supplies than it can store. Monetary donations are needed most. Several giving options are listed on the Web site.