Helping communities after natural disasters – Nancy Jean Whitehead

Nancy Jean is the minister in the Kowai-Cheviot Church and the Waikari Church

I can see two related issues at work in post-disaster scenarios: the power structure is wrong, and we need a sound theology that equips us to help others.

Between 2010 and 2017 I have been between two major natural disasters.  The first – the Christchurch earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011 and more recently the Kaikoura/Hurunui earthquakes in November 2016.  Continue reading