December 2001 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Thanksgiving took on a new and special meaning this year, having just returned from a nine-day trip to Haiti.  Thirteen of us came together for the trip, one from Canada, Enumclaw WA, and California, eight from Christ the King Church in Lynden, and Bernie and myself.

One of the most significant times on the trip involved traveling to the village of Ravine.  Starfish Ministries opened a school in Ravine this past September, the first educational facility in that village.  It was interesting to see boys and girls taller than myself beginning their education in kindergarten or first grade.  There are four classrooms with about 150 children attending. Continue Reading →

July 2000 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Pastor Diogene telephoned recently after returning from Tricotte.  He reports things are going well at the new orphanage.  The kids are moved in and are so happy and thankful for their   home.  How we praise God for His special care for these dear children.  It is  our desire that this orphanage would be a testimony  of God’s love for all people and His provision for our greatest need–the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our sin. Continue Reading →