I have been getting updates from my parents, and they are doing well. My mom traveled to and from
Even with great tragedy, we can be thankful that God is still moving in these affected areas. Thousands have come to know the Lord, and many people express a sense of peace despite the devastation all around them. However, even with people accepting Christ, they are still in need of very physical needs. Hundreds of people still need tents to sleep in, and even the simple things are now being realized. (For instance, mosquito nets are vital now that you have that many people staying outdoors for such a long time). Even tasks like getting people bowls and utensils to eat with have become a larger problem than most people could ever expect. Long term goals of psychiatric counseling and school re-construction are almost being put on back burner in light of the growing immediate needs of people. However those DO need to get addressed soon.
-Jonathan Liu, CSM Los Angeles Scheduler