Greetings from Tricotte, Haiti! We arrived here this afternoon (Saturday, January 26, 2013). Daniel and I picked up a team from North County Christ the King Church at the Port au Prince airport at 9:15 and we drove directly to Tricotte. Those of you who have been on a team with us in the past will be pleased to hear that the first two-thirds of the trip is all paved road now. Only the last 25 miles or so is dirt, ruts, and pot holes and slows us down considerably.
The team of five men is building and installing the trusses for the roof on our new guesthouse in Tricotte. Soon they will also install the purlins and then the metal roofing. And they should have time to do some electrical work inside the guesthouse before we need to return to Port-au-Prince later this week.
Across the river from Tricotte is a village called Moineville that is virtually unreached with the gospel. We have always heard that this village is heavily into voodoo and a dangerous life style. Director Daniel began encouraging us several months ago that we should begin reaching out to the people of Moineville. So we began to pray while looking for opportunities to share with them. When we have needed laborers and masons for the clinic construction we hired some from Moineville. They were amazed as no one had considered this before and we are starting to see a softening of some of the people. Continue Reading →