Girl’s bake sale yields $3,000 for Haiti
LIVE OAK, Fla. (BP)--At age 10, Mallory Fernald may be small but her heart dreams big.
Haitian church gives 2 years’ wages for relief
PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (BP)--A Baptist church in northern Haiti has made an unprecedented gift of 20,000 gourdes ($506) to aid in the recovery from the Jan. 12 earthquake. The gift, though small by some standards, is the equivalent of about two years' wages in the Haitian economy. "Too often we look at the size of the gift, not the size of the sacrifice," said Dennis Wilbanks, Florida Baptists' associate director of partnership missions. "I was so moved that I could not believe this was actually happening."
Cuban churches help with Haiti relief
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (BP)--Like the Macedonians who, in New Testament times, gave out of their poverty to the Christians in Jerusalem, Cuban Baptists have done the same for fellow believers in Haiti.