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House Today, Temple Tomorrow

Baptists in Cuba growing amid unique challenges

By Tony Cartledge

SANTIAGO DE CUBA — Make a mental list of places where Baptist work is growing, and chances are it wouldn’t include Cuba — but it should.


The Eastern Baptist Convention of Cuba (EBCC) has seen remarkable growth during the past decade. After more than a century of tepid growth that was almost completely stymied during the first two decades of Fidel Castro’s Socialist revolution, Baptists have found a sure footing for growth.

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