Haiti Day 5 = Chaos (and Bools)

So.  Yeah. Friday’s during Haiti VBS are nuts! Reason being…the kids all expect us to give them presents in the last day. We certainly has our share of soccer balls (about 50) and various other things…but when you have a couple hundred kids that doesn’t go very far.  Chaos is a good word to describe […]

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Haiti – Day 1: We Made It!

 This is the view from the veranda! It is a beautiful mission house and a beautiful breeze and keep things nice and cool! Praise God we had problem-free travel! Everything was so smooth. We are is settling in to the house here at Deep  River Mission.  We are looking forward to tomorrow where we will […]

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Haiti Day 7

It’s hard to believe that tomorrow is our last day here! Today was Day 4 of our 5 Day VBS/ESL and we are really starting to develop relationships with these kids. The craft today was personal little chalk boards that some of the kids then wrote “I Love You” and our names on them! We […]

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Haiti Day 6

Day 6. Yeah. It’s safe to say that while we definitely aren’t losing enthusiasm for these precious kids, we are feeling the drain a bit! Several of us are battling I intestinal “things.” Please pray for us to get on the mend quickly. Today’s VBS went very well. After singing (wait til you see the […]

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Haiti Day 5

Day 5 in Haiti, Day 2 of VBS. Today we started in the courtyard with singing and a great message from the Word from the one, the only John Voigt. John challenged those who were listening that God is aware of their physical needs, but there is a need that is greater – our spiritual […]

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Haiti Day 4

Today was our first day of vacation Bible School, and like all first days, it was a little chaotic and a little crazy, but we found some important schedule tweaks that we can make for tomorrow to make things run a bit smoother. Overall it was awesome! The children are just so unbelievably precious. They […]

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Haiti Day 3

Today being Sunday, we visited a local church that is in progress of being built, and attended their service. It was kind of a strange experience for me because I did not understand a single word that was being said or sung, yet still some of the songs were familiar. We walked into a hearty […]

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