Personal Stories from Biloxi
Church Service in Biloxi, Mississippi
LISTEN [26:53, RealAudio] In a destroyed church parking lot in Biloxi, Mississippi, American RadioWorks' Stephen Smith captured audio of a moving church service one week after hurricane Katrina had struck the Gulf coast. Also, hear the stories of Pastor Hollins and Hazel Price. (00:1708:00) In the first eight minutes, Pastor Kenneth Hollins of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church opens the service with a passage from Psalms. (08:0511:39) Parishioner Hazel Price recounts her desperate escape from the flood waters with her family. (11:4727:10) Pastor Hollins preaches on the gospel of Matthew, in which Jesus tells the disciples, at sea in a storm, to "be not afraid."