Tag: tornado

A Tea Party


Last year, a tornado – “the” tornado – destroyed Alberta Baptist Church’s building. Open Door Baptist (my church) has been sharing a building with them ever since. While we have not combined our church families, we have been doing more and more together as…

Bo Bikes Bama


http://youtu.be/VQlS-49tSx4

There’s still work to do in Alabama. Thanks, Bo!

Thankful Thursday: Tornado Clean-Up


I am thankful Walt Maddox is the mayor of Tuscaloosa. Mayor Maddox has repeatedly proven his ability to lead with integrity and professionalism. Perhaps the most important characteristic that makes Maddox a great leader for Tuscaloosa during this time is his sincere affection for…

Three months


Three months have passed since a tornado took out whole sections of Tuscaloosa. Here are a couple of articles published this week to mark the time. First, a moving piece by Rick Bragg. As Southerners, we know that a man with a chainsaw is…

Helping children in Tuscaloosa


Yesterday, I decided that the kids and I would spend some of our afternoon with the children who’ve been affected by the tornado. I had heard that they were needing normal kid stuff to do, like coloring books, bubbles, card games, ball games, etc….

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