Prayer Alert Issued for Hurricane; Facebook Live Event Planned for 3:00 P.M.

Monday, August 28, 2017–Since the threat of Hurricane Harvey became imminent late last week, Church of God leaders have been monitoring the weather event and the subsequent devastating floods that are now occurring. Operation Compassion and God’s Pit Crew, two disaster-relief agencies with ties to the Church of God, have been en route to the affected areas and are providing relief and supplies.

Teacher Defends ‘Transgender Reveal’ to Kindergartners

ROCKLIN, Calif. — Concerned mothers and fathers flooded a school board meeting Monday in response to a Kindergarten teacher that introduced a student to her class as transgender without notifying parents. Now, another parent at the same school is outraged that her child was sent to the principal’s office for “misgendering” a male classmate who now identifies as a girl.

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deployed

Following last night’s landfall of Hurricane Harvey, crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are arriving in Texas this weekend to offer emotional and spiritual care to evacuees, and to assess the areas with the greatest need. Billy Graham Rapid Response Team support vehicles are also en route, with more than 100 additional chaplains standing by as the situation and overall destruction becomes clearer.