To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

40 Kids Miraculously Survive Tornado as It Rips Roof From Church While They're Singing "Jesus Loves Me"

Christian Ellis : Mar 19, 2019  CBN News

When the twister hit, the church's pre-school was in full swing.

(Paducah, KY)— [CBN News] A miracle story is emerging after a tornado struck Paducah, KY last week, devastating a church building where 40 preschool kids and 10 church staff were going about their day. (Image: via CBN News)

The miracle? No one was killed or injured even though the roof was ripped off. The only room that survived unscathed was the room they were in.

Church member Sylvia Cherry said, "We just give God the glory that no one was hurt."

On Thursday, residents of Paducah took shelter as a tornado tore through five miles of land. The twister damaged several buildings including Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

When the twister hit, the church's pre-school was in full swing. Preschool Director Michelle Rushing took the 40 children to safety into the innermost room.

As the storm raged around them, the Baptist Press reports they sang songs like "Jesus Loves Me" and "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands."

KFVS reported the church encountered massive damage as most of their roof came off. The only room not affected was the room where the children and teachers were using for shelter.

The church has rejoiced at God's grace to protect the children and staff from harm and members of the community showed up in droves to help the church begin its recovery efforts.

Nearby, James Gardner was traveling when the wind caused a grain bin to wrap itself around his pickup truck and flipped his truck over. The West Kentucky Star reports the sheriff's office and fire department extricated him from the wreckage and that his only injury was a small cut.

"The almighty hand of God has provided safety to our community," Sheriff Matt Carter told the West Kentucky Star. "The destruction path was approximately five miles long. There were approximately three homes that were devastated but no injuries, and also there were approximately a half-dozen other homes that sustained minor to moderate damage."

Though no serious injuries were recorded, more than 5,300 residents lost power in the western Kentucky area. Multiple roads were closed due to the fallen power lines.

"This could have been an extremely high fatality rate, and we're very fortunate and blessed to only report that one minor injury," Carter added. Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Conservative Newsmax Under Attack: 'Time for Christians to Step up and Take Back This Media Landscape'

'It's a Fairness Issue': Speaker McCarthy Promises to Protect Women's Sports from Transgender Threat

Bill Protecting Minors from Gender Transition Surgeries and Drugs Advances in Tennessee Legislature

House Ousts Antisemitic Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee in Party Line Vote

Prayer Alert: Republican New Jersey Councilwoman Fatally Shot Outside Her Home

DoD 'Continuing to Monitor' Chinese Spy Balloon Floating Over US; No Order to Shoot It Down

Big Update on Brunson Brothers' SCOTUS Case that Would Affect Results of the 2020 Presidential Election

What Do Conservative US Evangelicals and Right-Wing Israeli Religious Jews Have in Common?

'The Holy Spirit Did the Work': How the Owner of Two Strip Clubs Came to Jesus and Shut Them Down

Arizona Sheriff Testifies of 'Modern Day Slavery' at Border, Says Biden Turned on 'Welcome Sign'

Biden Tries to Rescue Woke CEOs with New Labor Department Rule; 25 AG's Bring a Lawsuit: 'It's a Violation of Federal Law'

Satanists Plan to Open New Mexico Abortion Mill Named after Justice Alito's Mother, as Part of Their 'Rituals'

Christian Mom Takes School to Court over Forcing 4-Year-Old to Attend LGBT Pride Parade, Watch Video of Men Kissing

Watch: Grandma of Sex-Trafficked Teen Gives Gut-Wrenching Testimony on Authorities 'Blinded' by Trans Ideology

Speaker McCarthy, Many Other Leaders Gather for Prayer and Repentance Prior to Prayer Breakfast

'I'm With God All Day': 'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams' Beliefs on Jesus, Faith Re-Emerge after Actress' Death

70th National Prayer Breakfast Aims to Return to Roots, Build Unity

Report: Nikki Haley Set to Launch Presidential Bid on February 15

'Most Extreme' In Nation: Minnesota Legalizes Abortion to Birth With No Restrictions

Biden Administration May Declare 'Public Health Emergency' over Abortion Access



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com