Sermon Illustrations about Disaster

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We Are not What We Own

In April 1997, residents of Grand Forks, North Dakota abandoned their possessions to the rising river. Record snowfalls had melted into record spring ...


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Overconfident Naval Officer Loses His Way in the Fog

During a 1923 training exercise, a naval destroyer called the USS Delphy led a flotilla of seven vessels down the California coast. The USS Delphy was ...


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Poll Asks, "Is God in Control of Natural Disasters?"

A March 2011 poll surveyed Americans regarding their beliefs about God's involvement in natural disasters. The following are some of the results of this ...


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Newlyweds Endure Snowstorm, Flood, and Earthquake

Every marriage has its share of trials and troubles. But imagine going off on your honeymoon and getting victimized by six natural disasters! That's what ...


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A Giant Redwood Falls

On March 24, 1991, one of the oldest and largest Redwoods in California crashed to the ground.

People call the tree the Dyerville Giant, and it lies where ...


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National Geographic's Survey about the End of the World

With tsunamis, earthquakes, and financial concerns dominating headline news, National Geographic initiated a survey about what Americans' think about ...


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Company Offers Underground Disaster Shelters

Are you ready for the end of the world? If not, a company named Vivos can help you and your loved ones get prepared. The Vivos website says, "Whether ...


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Stats about How Disasters Affect Faith

On the heels of the devastating tornadoes that struck Oklahoma in May 2013, LifeWay Research completed a survey about suffering and faith in God. Here's ...


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Cancer Survivor and Trauma Expert on 'Spiritual Surrender'

At the age of 35 Christian psychologist and researcher Dr. Jamie Aten was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer that had spread to his pelvis. Aten said: ...


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Even in Trauma, Look for the Stars

Dr. Jamie Aten, a cancer survivor and a Christian who researches how people respond to trauma, wrote in The Washington Post in which he urged trauma survivors ...


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