Through our Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, we have seen God move in the lives of our neighbors and city. We're hearing these stories also and we want to make sure they are shared broadly so Jesus is magnified through these days of service. If you have a Hurricane Harvey story to share, please fill out the form below.

October 16, 2017

In The Center of God’s Will: Robert & Nancy Graves

Robert and Nancy Graves live in the Bear Creek Village neighborhood of Houston’s northwest side. Bear Creek Village backs up to Addicks Reservoir which flooded all but a hand full of thousands of nearby homes.  Many of Robert and Nancy’s neighbors plan to move, overwhelmed by the destruction. But the Graves feel a strong conviction that this is where the Lord has called them to be and so they plan to stay. The wreckage of […]
October 7, 2017

Handing Out Hope

Today, Bayou City Relief Crews again entered Houston’s 5th Ward subdivision, Kashmere Gardens. This area of the city contains some of Houston’s most low income citizens and was hard hit during Hurricane Harvey. A large group of volunteers set up tables and tents in the O’Reilly’s parking lot on Lockwood Dr. offering a range of donated personal necessities to the residents of the 5th Ward. The plan was to be set up and operational by […]
October 1, 2017

Mean Green Serving Machines

Head coach of the University of North Texas Mean Green basketball team and prior college roommate to Robbie Seay, Grant McCasland, brought his whole team down to Houston to serve at a donation distribution set up at Bear Creek Elementary this Saturday. Coach McCasland and the players helped residents affected by Hurricane Harvey shop through basic home/personal necessities, loading up a cart for them and then packing everything into their vehicles.   “With all the […]
September 28, 2017

Jesus In The Flesh

“In the 5th Ward, unlike Memorial area, the water left right after the rain stopped but there’s been no one coming in until recently so that means [over] two weeks in there’s no one going in and mucking these houses. When I first heard that I was so shocked. [These people] are on the fringes, they’re forgotten. This community is lower income and they’ve been neglected as far as resources are concerned. It’s really cool […]
September 26, 2017

Overwhelming Grace – Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

Jason and Aimee Norris were one of thousands of families across the Texas Gulf Coast that lost their belongings and the safety of their home to Hurricane Harvey. This is their story of hope beyond devastation. “When people from the church showed up and they took that burden, God gave me peace…and it was through other people’s hands. They were the hand of God.” -Jason Norris “We hear a lot that He works all things […]
September 25, 2017

Getting On The Ground

As the number of houses that need mucking will eventually decline, unwavering servants for Bayou City Relief continue to press in to the relief needs in our city finding gaps and filling them.  Bayou City Fellowship has received volunteers from all over the country, coming to support and reinforce our troops. Some perhaps expecting to be busting out drywall and bagging wet insulation while wading through waist deep water but instead find themselves handing out […]