Tag Archives: disaster preparedness

How to Use FEMA in Your Church Ministry

Once your church has decided to set up some sort of disaster ministry, one of the first things that I encourage your team to do is take several Federal Emergency Management ACT (FEMA) courses.  Like it or not, FEMA is the one in … Continue reading

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To Flare or not to Flare

In a crisis situation, flares are great items to have if you need to get some attention.  Yes, we've talked about needing a whistle to get attention, but I believe that a flare can be a great thing to have with you … Continue reading

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Headache or Headlamp?

Why we should have bought a good quality headlamp that uses common batteries: A few months ago, my family and I did an off-grid, nine week, crisis response training replicating living in a disaster zone while ministering to others.  While doing … Continue reading

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Can you shut it off?

The great advantages  of a modern home (water, electricity, & natural gas) can become great disadvantages if they're not properly managed after a disastrous event occurs.  The word of the day is prevention, prevention, prevention! If you suspect damage after an … Continue reading

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Life without a Whistle?

A whistle is not such an important item in everyday life, or is it? Today, I was thinking about a story I heard years ago about a lady in the Tampa, Florida area who was sideswiped and drove her car off … Continue reading

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You Can Make a Difference — Get Trained!

Each of us has been affected by trauma in some way, shape, or form.  Perhaps you've lost a loved one been in an accident lived through a hurricane or tornado experienced combat been the victim of some act of violence.  … Continue reading

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Firearms — to Touch or not to Touch?

For those of you that do not know anything beyond what the movies have taught you about firearms I implore you to learn more. Whether or not you agree with owning or even using a firearm, everyone needs to know … Continue reading

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Why Prepare as a Christian

In my wanderings of the web, I have seen that most people are seemingly preparing so that they may survive “IT” to start over or some such thing. I challenge every Christian to prepare so that they may have life, … Continue reading

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