Please join us today in praying for the people of Japan and other areas affected by the tsunami.
You are probably already following the situation on CNN, MSNBC, the NYT, Al Jazeera, or other major news outlets. Here are a few others useful links. If you know of other helpful online resources, please share them on our page on Facebook.
- Google Crisis Response has up-to-date links and news, as well as a Person Finder for finding and sharing information about people in the affected areas.
- The Wall Street Journal has a continually-updated tsunami liveblog.
- United States Geological Survey technical information on the quake.
- Jarring photos of the situation at BoingBoing, Boston.com.
- Keep an eye on #prayforjapan, #tsunami, #japan and related Twitter hashtags.
No doubt the coming days will see many urgent needs and opportunities for material and financial aid—but Christians also believe that prayer is a powerful and effective tool for helping others. Help however you can—and please pray!