Even after an EF-3 tornado ripped through their college campus, Jacksonville State University (JSU) students elected to remain in Houston to help hurricane survivors rather than returning to assess their own damaged living spaces.
It was not the spring break most expected. Then again, perhaps it was, at least in terms of mission and camaraderie.
The 28 JSU students and sponsors deployed to Houston with the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) Send Relief/GenSend initiative. They joined 320 college students from across the nation to spend one of three spring break weeks in Texas rebuilding neighborhoods devastated September 2017 by Hurricane Harvey. (continued…)
Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/jsu-students-opt-to-continue-serving-hurricane-survivors-despite-disaster-at-home/