July 2002 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

While talking to Pastor Diogene on the telephone last week, I asked him how things were going in Haiti.  “Life is so difficult in Haiti,” was his answer. He went on to describe the poverty, the lack of crops due to no rain in much of the country, the government that does nothing to help, and the infrastructure that continues to get worse (even in the capital city of Port-au-Prince there is limited electricity and telephone service and the streets are full of pot holes and lined with garbage).

However, with much enthusiasm his voice lifted as he said, “In the midst of this desperate situation people are responding to the invitation to follow Jesus.  Four young people were saved in my Port-au-Prince church this past Sunday.  Praise be to God!” Continue Reading →