|___This week's Standard features a special report on how the church can respond when communities are torn apart by random violence. Specialits gathered at a conference in San Antonio to ofer options and wisdom gleaned from counseling during tragdies like the Oklahoma City bombing and the Jonesboro, Ark., school shootings. Pat Stonestreet (above) describes her experiences following the rape and murder of her 28-year-old daughter, Lisa, whose picture she wears. Sitting next to her is Raven Kazen, director of Victims Services with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. (Photo by Ken Camp)
Texas relief |
team heads to
to aid refugees
___A 12-member Texas Baptist Men volunteer team left Dallas last week to help Albanian Christians set up ministry centers for refugees fleeing Kosovo --provided the crew could make it into the region.
___At the request of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, another Texas Baptist team--comprised entirely of physicians, nurses and medical technicians--was being enlisted to provide health care for displaced Albanian Kosovars in Tirana.