Christ and Katrina: Five Years Later - Russell Moore


Christ and Katrina: Five Years Later

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The July/August issue of Touchstone features my article “Christ and Katrina.” You can read it here. The article, recognizing the fifth anniversary of the worst natural disaster in American history, is less about the hurricane itself than it is about a Christian view of home and homecoming.

It was a painful article to write, in many ways, especially since, after I wrote the article, my hometown was hit with now the worst man-made catastrophe in American history, a kind of slow-motion Katrina.

But thinking this through left me with a sense of hope and worship and peace. We do not yet see all things under his feet, it is true, but we see Jesus, crowned with glory and honor (Heb. 2:8-9).

You are part of a family and family is difficult because family – every family – is an echo of the gospel.


About Russell Moore

Russell Moore is president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the moral and public policy agency 
of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.