Sri Lankan Village Begins Recovery From Tsunami

PERALIYA, Sri Lanka—The international police agency Interpol dug up a mass grave here, looking for Europeans killed when the Dec. 26 tsunami washed a train off its tracks. They found two, among 2,000 bodies bulldozed into a huge hole, identifying them by their larger...

Tsunami: Not Why, but What?

As a member of the clergy community, my colleagues and I have been asked many theological questions concerning the Tsunami disaster. It is no wonder that the biblical texts give us guidance in this area. The Bible states, “The mysteries belong to God”...

Reading the Old Testament After the Tsunami

Noted Southern Baptist educator Henry Blackaby has claimed that the tsunami showed God acting to defend His people (Christians) against their South Asian persecutors. “If you read the Old Testament, especially, God is very concerned how the nations treat his...

Texas Baptists Offer Tsunami Relief

Volunteers from Texas Baptist Men worked with local officials in eastern Sri Lanka to develop a way to quickly clean wells contaminated by salt water, according to dispatches from tsunami-stricken areas reported by the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Texas...