Damian JeanBaptiste Finishes the Race

Thursday, 15 November 2012 19:53

Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15

Damian JeanBaptiste finished the race and is with the Lord. God used Damian's faithful life to serve and change untold multitudes as a missionary to India and then to lead the ICOC churches in the Caribbean for many years. He had been fighting a very fast growing liver cancer since only last summer.

Everyone is invited to a memorial service at the Columbia Church of Christ (SC) building on Saturday, November 17, at 2:00 pm A dinner will follow for family members and out of town guests. An additional memorial service will be held in Bridgetown, Barbados on November 24.

Please keep his immediate family in your prayers: Karlene, Melanie,19 and Matthieu,16. Also be praying for the rest of the family, the Barbados church, all of our disciples in the Caribbean. and all of Damian's many friends around the world.

Click for pictures from the Memorial Service >>>

If any church would like to help, the Columbia Church of Christ (SC) has set up a fund for the family medical bills, etc. Donations can be wired directly to the Columbia Church of Christ. If individuals would like to donate directly to the family, please contact Paul Ramsey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Donations%20for%20Jean-Baptiste%20family">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and he will provide donation information. Please note that donations made by individuals to the family directly are not tax deductible.

May we follow Damian's example as he shared his faith till the end, loving, serving and spreading God's Good News of the sure hope we have in the risen Christ.

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day--and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. 2 Timothy 4:6-8

Click for the Memorial Service Handout >>>

Here is a Tribute Article from the Columbia Church Bulletin >>>

Click to see Damian's legacy living on >>> 

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