MIDWEST CITY — Joshua Vineyard and Christina Henson spent Thursday and Friday nights in a hotel. On Saturday, they slept in their four-door Chevrolet Cobalt at a truck stop. Sunday morning, they were in church. The couple were displaced Thursday night after a fire destroyed the home they were living in. With no family members to lean on, they decided to lean on God and their religious faith. "Our faith is all we have right now,” Henson said. The couple attended First Christian Church at Reno Avenue and S Anderson Road to hear the Rev. Leslie Brown’s sermon. The church building was spared a firestorm that scorched numerous homes and structures within a half-mile. A few members of the congregation had tears in their eyes while Brown delivered his Easter sermon and discussed the fires. "God didn’t bring the fire, but he was there to help us search through the ashes of life,” Brown said. He asked congregation members to pray for those who were affected by the fire, including Vineyard and Henson. They didn’t lose their own home, but were displaced when the home they staying in was burned. The couple had moved from Corning, Calif., three weeks ago and were staying with friends at a home in Choctaw near Reno Avenue and Henney Road while they searched for a house of their own. Emergency workers evacuated them from the home Thursday as the fire approached the area. "We just grabbed some clothes and hygiene products when they were evacuating everybody, and that’s what we have in our car,” Vineyard said. "Everything else is gone.” When they returned, only a brick wall was standing. Most of their belongings turned to ashes, Henson said. Vineyard and Henson are waiting for a payroll check from their new jobs and their income tax refund before they can afford to find a place to live and replace the items lost in the fire. "I know it’ll be all right,” Vineyard said. "We’re just surviving until the money comes in. It’s a roadblock. It’s something you have to get around, but we’ll get around it somehow.” Julie Avants of Choctaw said she considers herself lucky that she still has a home. She was evacuated Thursday near 10th Street and Henney Road. "I had no expectation of coming home and seeing my house in one piece,” she said. It was news of recurring flare-ups that worried Chrissy Miller. She was evacuated Thursday near NE 10 and N Hiwassee Road in Choctaw. She prayed through the night that her property would be spared. When she returned Friday, the house was still standing. She usually doesn’t attend church, but she went to service at the First Christian Church on Sunday as way of showing gratitude to God for blessing her home. When she stepped outside and saw rain falling from the sky, she said it’s probably God’s way of preventing another fire. Brown said the church is assessing the situation and looking at ways to provide assistance to community members whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the fire.