July 2013 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

I just returned from a couple of weeks in Haiti.  Glenn Bridges from California was back with me for the first time in nine months.  Our friends in Tricotte were so excited about having Glenn back in town!  We also had a team from Central Washington University.  They ministered to our children at the orphanage with English teaching and a lot of playing and nurturing.  This team was also able to share music, testimonies and some drama in the villages of Biscaille and Ti-David.

On our way to Ti-David we made a stop at an older couple’s home in Beaudois.  Two years ago we had heard about this couple’s very poor living conditions.  Daniel, Glenn & I visited them at that time and discovered that they lived in a mud hut with a thatch roof that leaked whenever it rained.  The dirt floor was then mud!  And they had no means of fixing it due to the handicap condition of the husband.  His wife tried to support them by buying five gallon quantities of gasoline, splitting it into quarts and selling it to motorcycle drivers.  But she had used up the money to buy food for them and had nothing left to continue the business. Continue Reading →