WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Everyone who stays in Becky Phillips’ home wakes up and goes to church on Sunday mornings.
It doesn’t matter if she has 16 family members crammed into her house, all piled up on air mattresses and sharing couches. She’ll sound the alarm early in the morning and wake them all up, and they’ll make it to church on time, too.
This Sunday was especially important. The pastor at White Sulphur Baptist Church, Randy Gilliam, had an important message he needed Becky to hear.
“They made it through the flood,” he said, holding up a Bible stretched open across his arms and reading from scripture. “It says it, it says it right in here in this book…