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  • Virgin Islands pastor: Baptists’ concern ‘genuine’

    January 30 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Virgin Islands pastor: Baptists’ concern ‘genuine’

    The “genuine” love and concern of fellow Southern Baptists are what U.S. Virgin Islands pastor Lawrence Turnbull cites as perhaps his greatest appreciation while recovering from two devastating hurricanes of 2017.“There’s a love and a concern that the folks show that [is] genuine,” Turnbull said.

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  • 3rd Virgin Islands crusade to continue imparting hope

    January 24 2018 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    3rd Virgin Islands crusade to continue imparting hope

    Devastation and suffering among Hurricane Irma and Maria survivors in the U.S. Virgin Islands were palpable to Florida Baptist Jeffery Singletary, who led a mission trip to the islands months before the storms. His heart’s response was a series of “Feeding the Five Thousand” crusades that reaped 620 decisions for Christ, Singletary said.

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  • ‘Like a warzone’ conditions for Ky. DR team

    October 19 2017 by Todd Deaton, Western Recorder | with 0 comments
    ‘Like a warzone’ conditions for Ky. DR team

    A disaster relief team of 19 Kentucky Baptists arrived in St. Thomas Oct. 15 and will serve through Oct. 29. The team is staying at Bluewater Bible College without electricity, running water and phone service. The Caribbean island was devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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