Hurricane Laura, a category 4 storm, hit Louisiana on Tuesday, August 25th with 150-mph sustained winds and a 12 to 21-foot-tall storm surge leading to the deaths of 6 people and causing $30 billion worth of damage. 910,000 people lost electricity during the storm. For some, it may not come back on for months. Plus, there is no drinkable water available in hard-hit areas.
Guest host Adam McManus interviews Todd Taylor, Manager of Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief on the ground in Louisiana. A team of 65 volunteers, equipped with 4 tractor trailers’ worth of supplies, are already removing downed trees, clearing debris, tarping roofs, mudding-out flooded homes and salvaging personal belongings. And they are doing it all in the name of Jesus Christ.
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.