July 2012 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

I’m sitting in the Miami Airport on my return home.  A team from Central Washington University Chi Alpha Ministries spent the past two weeks in Tricotte, Haiti.  David Morley from Blaine, Washington, joined us and helped me with the team leadership responsibilities.  The team spent every afternoon at the Starfish Ministries Orphanage teaching English to the orphans.  It is so exciting to see these kids eager to learn and then practice with me as I interact with them.

The team also did some painting at the orphanage, presented the gospel through song, testimony and drama in some of our schools and churches and played soccer and other games with the Tricotte village kids.  And that’s where they met Wilson.  Wilson seemed to be around wherever the team was.  When they hiked to our school in Biscaille to share with the students, Wilson was right by their side, hiking along and helping at the more difficult places on the trail.  Then when they arrived in Biscaille, Wilson climbed up a coconut tree and threw down enough coconuts for the entire team to enjoy fresh coconut milk. Continue Reading →