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School teacher Darlene Derosier lost her home in the 2010 earthquake that devastated her country. Her husband died a month later after suffering what she said was emotional trauma from the quake. She and her two daughters now live in tents outside the capital of Port-au-Prince, surrounded by thousands of others made homeless and desperate by the disaster.
What's helped pull her through all the grief, she said, has been her faith, but not of the Catholic, Protestant or even Voodoo variety that have predominated in this island country. Instead, she's converted to a new religion here, Islam, and built a small neighborhood mosque out of cinderblocks and plywood, where some 60 Muslims pray daily.
Islam has won a growing number of followers in this impoverished country, especially after the catastrophe two years ago that killed some 300,000 people and left millions more homeless. A capital where...
1. Thank you Jj, it just I know how Baptists would most of the time act like some times(mostly because I'm Baptist, and I will be one of the dummies, if not in deed but in thought) 2. Thank you Russ, as a Independent Fundamental Bible Baptist I needed that. 3. Sorry Jim I would rather give my money to Local Church Bible Publishers or any other KJB printing company that prints the KJB in Creole or French, rather than to ABS knowing I will be giving my brothers and sisters in the Lord fake bibles that not translated from the KJB or any other version translated from.
By the way, KJB, Baptists wouldn't be giving thse people in a foreign and dead language such as the KJV, but Bibles in French, no doubt something that the Haitians can understand. But KJB, you can contribute to the American Bible Society, so the Haitians can get Bibles in Creole and French. Haiti Donor Report
Of course spiritually they are doomed if Haitians keep going down these old Satanic paths, but even rational thinking for a modern, functioning society can't survive such a deadly cocktail of evil thinking. They are also doomed in the present secular setting as well.