The recent storm went “right around on both sides of us,” he said. “It’s definitely very surreal.”
The March 30 storm that brought power outages, wind damage and flash flooding was the second of its type in three days for Louisiana, the Baptist Message said. State Disaster Relief Coordinator Stan Statham relayed the next day that Disaster Relief teams were still assessing damage.
First Baptist in Simsboro lost a section of its roof and shingles from its children’s building as well as awning damage, said Jason Cole, pastor.
Two people in a home were unharmed after a tree fell and damaged the house while crushing three cars, added John Cowling, ministry director at Rolling Hills Ministries in Ruston.
This article originally appeared on BaptistPress.com.