Aug 08 2009

Bart from Mercy Me has asked us all to pray

Early Saturday morning, Bart sent out a tweet asking us all to pray.

The Mercy Me tour bus was in an accident. The band is okay (physically), but 2 people in the car lost their lives. The third person in the car (a pregnant woman) needs your prayers.

The Mercy Me concert at Six Flags today has been postponed to Sept 5th.

Please be praying for all involved.

love, Lis

ps: Here's an article I found on-line...

By Natalie Hess Story Published: Aug 8, 2009 at 7:06 AM EDT Story Updated: Aug 8, 2009 at 7:07 AM EDT FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Two passengers in a car that turned into the path of a tour bus on Lima Road this morning have died, while the driver remains in critical condition. Police say a tour bus was traveling north through a green light at the intersection of Lima and Coliseum Boulevard around 1:15 a.m. this morning when a black car turned abruptly into its path. The car, a black Chevy Corsica, was heading south on Lima but turned suddenly eastbound onto Coliseum, says Public Information Officer Liza Thomas. The car drove directly into the path of the bus. According to police, a female passenger and a male passenger in that car were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. No one on the bus was injured. The identities of the victims are still unknown. The Fort Wayne and Allen County FACT team, Allen County Prosecutor and Allen County Coroner's office are assisting the Fort Wayne Police department with the investigation.

Comments (7) -

8/8/2009 10:56:14 AM
Jack United States
We all wil be praying for the families, and the unborn baby. May Gods peace be with the family's and all involved.
8/9/2009 1:28:56 PM
linda United States
the mother and baby are in our prayers and the famileys may god be with them
8/9/2009 5:37:36 PM
CathyMM United States
I pray for the families, the witnesses and the emergency response team, and the medical staff caring for the young lady who has survived the crash. Jeremiah 29:11-14.
8/10/2009 8:24:50 AM
bob United States
I live in Indiana and they are reporting that the girl lost her baby.  We are praying for her and for the band.  What a thing to live with even if it isn't their fault.  God works in mysterious ways and turns all things to good for those who love him.

Pastor Bob Neff
8/12/2009 7:07:01 PM
Verna United States
To all of those who were involved in this tragic accident. May God bring comfort and peace too all of the families who lost loved ones and to the band who is such a Blessing to those who are hurting through their songs and testimonies. This is truly unfortunate and I pray God will strengthen each of you as you greet each new day and know others care and hold you all in prayer.
8/13/2009 5:52:13 AM
Jennifer United States
We will be praying for everyone involved...for peace, understanding, and comfort.  May God be with them in their time of need and always.
8/14/2009 7:45:11 AM
Katie United States
Thank you so much for the update.  I thought I heard Lisa say something about the young girl's (the driver) updated status from the hospital.  But I am unsure of the true fact of what has happened.  If any of you who read this know how she is doing, please do let me know.  Thank you.
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