Disaster Relief Ministries

Being prepared for natural and manmade disasters is a personal responsibility and a responsibility of each church. Giving a "cup of cold water in a time of crisis" is at the heartbeat of our loving Lord Jesus as he ministered to people's needs. This section contains information on: TBM Disaster Relief Training/Personal Disaster Supply Kit/Hurricane Tracking Chart.

Resurrection Baptist Church

1002 Live Oak Road, Schertz, TX


Yellow Cap Training

Clean Out, Shower/Laundry and Crisis Encourager Training coming in October


Upcoming Disaster Relief Training for Texas Baptist Men

Phase One: Yellow Cap Orientation, A general overview and introduction to Texas Baptist Men Disaster Relief Ministry. Phase One is required for all Yellow Cap Leaders.

Phase Two: Specialty Training, Specific training on how to perform the specific ministries of Texas Baptist Men Disaster Relief Units.

Phase Three: Mock Table-top Simulation, This table top takes all that was learned in Yellow Cap Orientation and Specialty Training and puts into practice.

For more information on all Yellow Cap Disaster Relief Training events call Pat 210-525-9954 or email patriciaw@sanantonio.org


Personal Disaster Supply Kit Checklist

First aid kit and essential medications for two weeks

Canned food and can opener or canned food with pop tops

At least 3 gallons of water per person per day

Protective clothing, rainwear and bedding or sleeping bags

Battery-powered radio, flashlight and extra batteries

Special items for infant, elderly or disabled family members

Written instructions for how to turn off electricity gas and water if authorities advise you to do so. (Remember you will need a professional to turn natural gas service back on).

Have emergency phone numbers for fire, ambulance and police posted (teach children 911)

Check for adequate insurance and have papers with you in case you evacuate

Install smoke detectors on each level of your home, especially near bedrooms.

Conduct a home hazard hunt regularly.

Determine the best escape route from your home and your work to an out of town area

Have evacuation plans for escaping your home in case of fire


Team Building

PowerPoint: Teague, Harrell. Team Building 101: Let's Talk About Team Building
PowerPoint: Teague, Harrell. Team Building 201: Timeless Principles of Team Building
PowerPoint: Teague, Harrell. Team Building 301: Creating a Culture of Team Work and Equipping
Book: Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Book: Malphurs, Aubrey & Mancini, Will. Building Leaders: Blueprints for Developing Leadership at Every Level of Your Church
Book: Maxwell, John. Developing the Leaders Around You: How to Help Others Reach Their Potential
Book: Maxwell, John. The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork: Embrace Them and Empower Your Team
Book: Cordeiro, Wayne. Doing Church as a Team, ISBN # 0-8307-2652-7

The Birkman Resources, 713.623.2760, www.birkman.com, Birkman International provides industry leading personality assessment tools that facilitates team building, executive coaching, leadership development, career management and interpersonal conflict resolution.

Uniquely You, 1.800.501.0490, www.uniquelyyou.com, Uniquely You is one of the most popular profile providers and the pioneer for combining spiritual gifts with the 4 DISC personality types. You can now assess your own or ministry's strengths and "uniqueness's" by identifying your DISC personality profile and spiritual gifts types. By understanding Human Behavior Science from a biblical perspective, you can help members find their shape and place in the ministries of your church. These personality insights and motivational gifts will improve your ministry's church health, assimilation, network, involvement, leadership, evangelism, discipleship, conflict resolution, and spiritual growth.


Hurricane Tracking Chart

www.ibiseye.com a helpful resource in tracking hurricanes, showing Tropical Storm/Hurricane paths, plotting wind speeds, categories and times of landfall, cities and cloud patterns.

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5807 W IH - 10 San Antonio, TX 78201 (map)
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