Faith Comes by Water, Food and Medical Care

Abby Zimet

Response to the tragedy in Haiti has ranged from despicable - Pat
Robertson - to inspiring - the millions of people who have sent
donations, groups like Doctors Without Borders and Partners for Health
who have labored without end. Then we have Faith Comes By Hearing, a
U.S. evangelical group that is "providing faith, hope and love through
God's Word in audio" - specifically, by sending 600 solar-powered audio
called Proclaimers. Perhaps the victims can listen to them while
reclining on the spare sun loungers and beach furniture reportedly
being sent
by that U.S. cruise company still bringing tourists to nearby beaches.
Who would have thought there'd be room in the Haiti disaster for

"Haitians will need that long-term hope and comfort that comes from
knowing God has not forgotten them through this tragedy." - Jon Wilke,
ministry spokesperson

FRIENDS: Help Us Fight

Independent journalism has become the last firewall against government and corporate lies. Yet, with frightening regularity, independent media sources are losing funding, closing down or being blacked out by Google and Facebook. Never before has independent media been more endangered. If you believe in Common Dreams, if you believe in people-powered independent media, please support us now and help us fight—with truths—against the lies that would smother our democracy. Please help keep Common Dreams alive and growing. Thank you. -- Craig Brown, Co-founder

Support Common DreamsSupport Common Dreams

Share This Article

More in: