Thursday, February 7, 2008

Union University Tornado

On Tuesday a horrific tornado hit Union University in Jackson, TN, damaging 80% of the dorms and many other buildings. I lived on-campus (in the Jelks and Patton dorms) from 2000-2002, and seeing the damage done to the campus is surreal and heart-wrenching. Robert said, "When you look at these pictures, you realize it was just a miracle that no one died." Some people were badly hurt, but no one had a life-threatening injury. Please pray for the students and administrators as they lead teams to remove debris and eventually rebuild. One particular group of students who could use your prayers are the numerous missionary kids and internationals. Please pray for God to provide for their immediate needs and to comfort them despite long distances from their families.

- Jennifer