Scottie Holbrook and his 90-year-old mother, Elezene Holbrook, resident of Salyersville, KY, share their story of going through the unexpected tornado.
On March 2, 2012, an EF-3 tornado swept through Salyersville, KY, destroying $50 Million worth of businesses, homes and property. Christ In Action, partnered with Praise Assembly (Prestonsburg, KY), has been asked by Mayor Pete Shepherd of Salyersville, KY, to join with city and county road crews to assist in cleaning up the city. Christ In Action is pleased to work alongside the people of Salyersville and do what we can to provide assistance and bring hope to these families and communities.
Christ In Action (CIA) is a faith based nonprofit 501-(C)(3) organization founded in January of 1982 by Dr. Denny & Sandy Nissley. The Nissley's have been married since 1981, are Certified Marriage Specialists through the National Association of Marriage Enhancement (NAME), have completed Pastoral Crisis Intervention and Assisting Individuals in Crisis training with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF). At the request of The White House, they are currently developing a Faith Based First Responders Coalition to streamline a nationwide rapid response network in the event of future disasters. CIA has been responding to national disasters since 1998.