The Bowlings in bad bus accident

Keep Mike and Kelly Bowling and family in your prayers today; they were in a bad bus accident this afternoon near Charlotte, North Carolina. Several people aboard the bus were injured, and Mike Bowling was life flighted from the scene. I will update with more information as it becomes available.

Ten people were injured in the crash; reports are that Terah Crabb Penhollow had a broken arm, and that one of Mike Bowling’s daughters may have also been airlifted from the scene.

A local news article and aerial photos can be seen here.

Update: Good news! Chris Freeman has posted on Facebook that none of the injuries appear to be life threatening.

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  1. I am shocked and upset to hear this news, and will be praying for Mike and Kelly and their kids and Terah, and the others on the bus.

  2. Was distraught when i heard about the accident. i had you guys on my mind all day Thursday. when that happens I start praying. in spite of everything HE was in the midst of the furnace with you to bring you out victoriously. Love you guys!!!!! Had an awsome time with you at the M.S.Q.C. We will continue to pray.

  3. srrry im prayin 4 yall lots and lots hope dat yall get better jesus and i luvs u

  4. Dear Mike and Kelly,
    I was watching TBN when it came across the bottom of the screen to pray for the Crabb family so I went on line and found out about the accident. I have been praying ever since. Your families music has touched my heart time and time again. I pray that God will send a miracle your way. I love it when Mike sings the Hinsons songs. God Bless Love Your Friend Pam

  5. Folks, sometimes, these things aren’t
    always of the devil.At times, we need
    to ask God to examine our hearts.I’m
    sure satan tries hard to pull great
    talent for God, back into the world.I,
    personally, am grieved at the Bowlings
    and Crabb Family, how wordly they have become. At the same time, I’m very sorry
    about their accident, and will pray for them.

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