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The Longest 45 Seconds of Joplin Tornado

My name is Dr. Kevin Kikta, and I was one of two emergency room doctors who were on duty at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin,

You never know that it will be the most important day of your life until the day is over. The day started like any other day for me: waking up, eating, going to the gym, showering, and going to my 400pm ER shift. As I drove to the hospital I mentally prepared for my shift as I always do, but nothing could ever have prepared me for what was going to happen on this shift.Things were normal for the first hour and half. Continue reading →

Joplin Missouri – Americans doing things government cannot

by Dawn King

Dawn King

I just returned from Joplin, MO. I went with three of my friends to help those affected by the EF-5 tornado. I have heard and read so many strange comments that I felt as compelled to write about, as I felt about going to Joplin.


1.  Yes, this is a personal decision but the evidence is so overwhelming. If you are unsure, I challenge you to seek Him out personally.

2. God doesn’t create or send tornadoes anymore than He creates or sends earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding or droughts. God created a perfect world, a perfect environment. He then created man to be a steward of His creation. God did not create man to be a robot. Man was given a  free will to choose. Man chose to sin. Sin entered into the world through man. Man’s downward spiral into destruction continued until there was only eight people that were moral and had a relationship with God. Yes, I am referring to the “Flood of Noah”. Because of the flood the world is no longer in its original form and the after affects of the flood are tornadoes, earthquakes, flooding, droughts and other “acts of nature”. Continue reading →