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bobbieinok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:41 PM
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?!?!?!?TBN sends Katrina relief...... to Gretna?? remember the bridge ??
remember the police chief of Gretna who blocked the bridge, preventing the poor and black (and some white tourists, which is why we learned about this) from leaving NOLA????

and TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network--major 'christian' network; programs are primarily from Pentecostal/charismatic people and groups).......they feel they are a major 'christian' network bringing Christ's message to the world

I was looking for a possible contact to ask about their reaction to Bennett's advocating the abortion of all black babies...

......and I found THIS

TBN founder Paul Crouch visits devastated area

by Dave Bohon | WDCmedia News

Sept. 23, 2005 (Los Angeles) Two weeks after docking its 180-foot cutter Hope at Gretna, Louisiana , the humanitarian agency Friend Ships has assisted thousands of victims of Hurricane Katrina with food supplies, water, personal items, emergency home repairs, and spiritual encouragement.

With the help of a $100,000 gift from the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Friend Ships set up quickly in a special area designated by the mayor of Gretna, who had personally asked Friend Ships to assist the community. "The mayor has been amazing to us and is so grateful for the help we've given to the people down here," says Don Tipton, Friend Ships' founder and director.


With the help of law enforcement provided by the mayor to secure the area for their work, Friend Ships volunteers quickly swung into action and started massive cook-ups of meals to serve the devastated residents who soon arrived in masses.

Greeting each person in the line with a warm smile and greeting, volunteers offered them hot meals, personal care and other items and prayer. "These folks have experienced such overwhelming devastation in their lives that their hearts are really open to God's mercy," explains Tipton. "We listen to them, we hold their hands, and we pray God's love over them."


THEY WENT TO GRETNA....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


it just gets worse and worse and worse
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ret5hd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:42 PM
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1. will the Gretna defenders please reply. (nt)
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 08:43 PM
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2. I wouldn't give Gretna so much as a blue tarp.
I hope they lose every stick and stone they ever valued above the lives of their neighbors.
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woodsprite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:12 PM
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3. My Aunt is in Gretna in the National Guard. She's stationed
there for a base, but is going into a hospital (in NO) and working there as a nurse/adminstrator taking care of some patients and trying to get things in working order again. Maybe they saw that some of the TBN goods got to the people who needed them most. Haven't heard from her since Rita came thru.
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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:36 PM
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4. i hope yr aunt is ok & thanks for her service
of course ppl in gretna need relief too, the jefferson parish public officials have always been asshats, it doesn't mean that ppl in need should be deprived of relief, i'm sure the items were a big help & much appreciated
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