YES, where is MARTINIQUE? Many brethren ask me this question when I visit the Churches in the Los Angeles area, and tell them that over in Martinique many people have left the Seventh-Day Adventist Church to turn to the truth. Strange as it may seem, Martinique is not too far away from the U.S.A. Unlike the legendary "Timbuktu" on the Niger, whose geographical location somehow remains a mystery to millions who often speak of it, Martinique is almost a neighbor of ours, located southeast of Puerto Rico. It is one of the Windward Islands in the West Indies, with a population of 260,000 French-speaking people of mixed race. But why should we, in God's Church, be particularly concerned with Martinique? What importance does that small island have? Certainly, they don't have a Fidel Castro for a leader threatening our country, nor does the island offer an unknown hide-out to former Nazi leaders. Newspapers seldom, if ever, mention its name.
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