Cajun Baptists share faith, hope , love with Haitian Creoles

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    “Helping Louisiana Baptists Impact the World For Christ” Anna Cook, a member of Istrouma Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, snuggles with a young Haitian girl during a visit to an orphanage. The Louisiana Baptist mission team made the stop on the way to visit the future site of the LBC children’s village in Haiti. December 12, 2017 by Philip Timothy By Will Hall, Message Editor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (LBM) – After 14 years of peacekeeping duties in the country, the United Nations stood down its 2,300 military forces Oct. 15, giving hope of a return to political stability for the people of Haiti, a poverty-stricken nation of more than 10 million citizens. Meanwhile, the arrival of a 44-member team of Louisiana Baptists, Oct. 14, launched a week of compassionate aid and spiritual ministry to hundreds of residents of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, offering hope in the form of medical and dental services, construction work, safe drinking water filter installations and upkeep, and, the sharing of the Gospel as part of these compassion efforts, Vacation Bible School, and door-to-door community evangelism. Read More…