Greetings from Port-au-Prince, Haiti! I arrived here yesterday afternoon, March 28, and will handle administrative opportunities for the next week. This morning I visited with Daniel Fontil for a couple of hours. This Daniel (as distinguished from our Director Daniel) is one of our former orphanage children who is now living in Port-au-Prince, teaching third [...]
We are so grateful to God for the leadership that He is raising up in Haiti! Our Haitian Director, Daniel Thelusmond; our Assistant Director and Orphanage Director, Apollos Solomon; our Spiritual Director, Pastor Esau, and so many more are influencing the Tricotte area for the Lord Jesus Christ and His Kingdom.
They serve faithfully within [...]
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 [...]
A SOUL IN OUR NET
Yvenord Alexis was a non-Christian when we met him on Friday, November 23, 2012. Pastor Esau and I went to Morne Chaise to talk to some couples who were supposed to make plans for their weddings. Two ladies and one man were present at the meeting. The other guy couldn’t make [...]
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 [...]
We’ve just returned from two weeks in Haiti with much to report. Unfortunately, we did not have internet access while in Tricotte, so we were unable to send email updates while there. So I’ll combine a few of the updates we would have sent into this newsletter.
In his preface to The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis wrote:
There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race falls about devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors, [...]
We first wrote about the village of Bethel in our June 2004 newsletter. Here is an excerpt from that letter.
This past Tuesday, some of us went along with Pastor Diogene and his Port-au-Prince team to share in a Bible Study in the village of Bethel. This is the village we were introduced to through [...]
My last day in Haiti last month was spent in Port au Prince making the rounds to our house projects. It was encouraging to finally see the results of months of preparation to get this project started. The earthquake left rubble that had to be cleared away in order to begin rebuilding. We now [...]
On Thursday morning the team from Grace Community Church headed for Peliter, a village that is home to one of the Starfish Ministries schools. Across the road from the school is a church where the team set up a projector and a screen and blocked out the windows with dark fabric, creating a temporary movie [...]