September 2009 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

It’s Sunday afternoon in Haiti and I just dropped off at the airport a NCCTK church team to return home.  We’ve had a full week including ministering to pastors, visiting some of our Starfish Ministries’ schools and churches, conducting a two day lay leadership conference in Tricotte, and doing projects at our newly remodeled orphanage in Tricotte.

 This morning we worshipped with our brothers and sisters in Pastor Diogene’s Port au Prince church.  We enjoyed great music, a challenge from God’s Word, and I especially loved seeing many of my Haitian friends.  It was a great week!

But as good as this week was, it was seeing Baurace and spending just a little time with him after church this morning that really got me excited and praising God.  Baurace came to our orphanage as a young boy over 10 years ago.  He comes from Jean Rabel, an extremely poor area in the far northwestern part of Haiti, so poor an area that many parents cannot feed their children.  Baurace trusted the Lord Jesus Christ soon after he arrived at the orphanage and continued to grow in his walk with his Savior.  He soon became a spiritual leader among our orphaned children.  Continue Reading →