In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
A few countries control and consume a large amount of the world’s resources.
“About 90% of the island is still without electricity, and around half without water supplies”, says Gisela Muñoz, of ABU (IFES) in Puerto Rico. Churches are working together to help rebuild the country.
At leas 14 people have died and many areas are left "barely habitable." Irma has been downgraded to a category four, but officials warn that it remains "extremely dangerous".
A Christian organisation working with children in the region: “Pray that God protects us and gives us wisdom to understand how we can be useful in times like these.”
While the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.