His Heart for Haiti

Giving Hope Through Child Sponsorship


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Eternity Starts Today!

One phone call brought a shock to our missionary family as David & Janella Zimmerman had an accident while traveling in the Dominican Republic, and Janella didn’t survive. We are aware that God well knew this was the time for parting and He has a purpose even in this heartbreak. (May many come to Christ through her life and death.) This family was especially loved by the Haitians who shared so much of their life with them. Who can record the full impact of one life on many others? Precious memories, unseen angels!

David & Janella, Orrin and Cassia Zimmerman. Janella is now with the Lord!

We are heartbroken in the loss of this dear sister that we labored with in Haiti. We have a heavy heart for her husband, David, and their precious children. Please pray for them and their extended family. God’s promises are true: “The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart.” (Psalm 34:18) Janella was a beautiful light of Jesus to all her knew her! She was a loving, dedicated wife and mother, and a dear friend to many.

We know God’s ways are higher than our ways, and as for God, His ways are perfect. Through her sudden death, eternity comes quickly into view and an realization that anyone of us is only a heartbeat away from it. We know that Janella is with her Lord, whom she loved and served. She now sees God’s glory and her Savior, Jesus Christ, who is at the right hand of the Father!

HarvestCall Haiti missionaries November 2016!

Have you ever imagined what heaven must be like? What is Janella experiencing? Let’s take a peek behind the veil

According to research done on near-death experiences, Janella’s temporal life on earth transitioned into the most joyous, exciting, amazing, and breathtaking experience! She was immediately welcomed home with love beyond words! She was able to gaze at her Lord’s face, the One who paid such a great price to set her free from her sin. Jesus opened His arms to Janella. Beautiful eyes, that knew everything about her, were like blazing fires of consuming love that overwhelmed her.

Jesus is pure light! Jesus is brighter than the noonday sun, but Janella can look at Him in Heaven. His brightness is all around her. Janella is clothed in God’s glory! It is a brightness that she doesn’t just see, but she feels and experiences it. Janella is fully alive! Because Jesus is life!

“He who has the Son has life.” 1 John 5:11-13

A recent sun halo that was visible for about an hour! In Heaven we will be able to look fully at the Lord’s brilliant glory!

“Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father.” Matthew 13:43

“Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.” Daniel 12:3

With our earthly eyes, we are not able to handle looking directly at the sun!

Imagine Heaven! It is a place of absolute purity, perfection, indescribable peace, and a place where Janella is immersed in pure, unconditional love. In the presence of God, Janella experiences a love that words cannot explain, and the people of Heaven are filled with a light that is love. So if love is the greatest of all gifts on earth, why would we think God would want to tear that apart or take relationship from us in Heaven? Nothing could be further from the truth. Everything God claims to have done through the prophets and through Jesus is for love – to redeem people to a love relationship through His Son, so He can teach us to love one another as He loves us. God intends those relationships to find their fulfillment in Heaven.

How beautiful Heaven must be!

Those relationships don’t die, they go deeper than ever into eternity with God and each other. The greatest love we feel for our spouse, our children, our family, our brothers and sisters, and friends on earth amounts to a teaspoon of love compared to the oceans we will experience together for eternity. God is love, prophets foretold it, Jesus demonstrated it and Heaven will be the greatest reunion ever. Janella is forever home and we look forward to that great reunion where we all will be together forever with our Lord, experiencing His perfect love and His glory.

“For now we see through a glass darkly; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:12-13

Heaven is a place where you realize how uniquely loved you are! But God doesn’t want you to wait until Heaven to realize this. God’s love for each one is so personal. How much does God love YOU? So much that He died for you and took your place for your sin, shame, and guilt. And He took the wrath that you deserved upon Himself. The cross is evidence of God’s love for you!

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him, should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16

Death can come at any age. We are only a heartbeat away from eternity. Are you ready to meet God if YOU were to die today? Where would YOU spend eternity? In heaven or in hell? “It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” (Hebrews 9:27)

A view from our roof – Heaven briefly touches earth!

God is holy and just. He cannot tolerate sin in His presence. This is the teaching of the Bible – that God will “by no means clear the guilty.” (Exodus 34:7) “He will bring every work into judgment, including every secret thing, whether it be good or evil.” (Ecclesiastes 12:14) “Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” (Matthew 12:36) “The soul that sins, it shall die.” (Ezekiel 18:20)

“Sin is the transgression of the law.” (1 John 3:4) How many of the Ten Commandments have you broken? Have you ever lied, looked with lust, desired what others have, or taken God’s Name in vain? If God were to judge you on the Ten Commandments, would you be innocent or guilty? Would you go to heaven or hell? 

Think of it – if God has seen our every thought, word, and deed, and if He is going to bring all of our sins out as evidence of our guilt on the Day of judgment, we will all be found to be guilty. God is a good Judge, He will give us justice. Hell will be the place of our eternal punishment. “For there is nothing covered, that will not be revealed; nor hidden, that will not be known. Fear Him, which after He has killed has power to cast into hell…” (Luke 12:2,5; Mark 9:44,46,48)

God, a perfect and righteous Judge, also has a prison called hell – eternal torment – where sinners will pay for their sins by suffering forever!

God is rich in mercy to all that call upon Him. (Psalm 86:5) “For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.” (Psalm 103:11) What is the condition that God is looking for? What is God asking of You? God looks to the man that humbles himself with a sincere repentance (sorrow for sin, confession, and abandoning of sin – Isaiah 66:2) and puts his/her faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5)

“Repentance towards God, and a faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.” Acts 20:21

“Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28

The dawning of a new day at Cite Lumiere, but one day eternity will dawn for you!

God offers eternal Life through His Son, Jesus Christ. “He who hears My word and believes on Him who sent Me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment (condemnation); but has passed from death into life.” (John 5:24) “The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23) Jesus said that He is life, and that we must come to Him to have life.

“I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whoever lives and believes in Me will never die.” John 11:25,26

New Birth – its necessity for salvation. “Unless you are born again, you shall not see the Kingdom of Heaven.” (John 3:3) When you have humble, sincere repentance towards God and trust in Jesus as your Savior, you will be born again! “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh (beating heart).” (Ezekiel 36:26)

According to Bob George, Classic Christianity, Man cannot enter heaven in his spiritually dead state; he must be born again to have spiritual life. Ever since Adam sinned, the earth has been the land of the walking dead – spiritually dead. What is the disease that killed man? ‘The wages of sin is death.’ So from God’s point of view, salvation involves the raising of spiritually dead men to life. So the cross was God’s method of dealing with the disease called sin, and the resurrection of Christ was and is God’s method of giving life to the dead!

New life in Christ is depicted in nature by the transformation of a caterpillar to a butterfly!

Wow! What a great salvation! God calls us to experience the exchanged life. It is total transformation! It is resurrection! It is a new life! And it is expressed in terms of a total exchange of identity. Jesus Christ identified Himself with us in our death in order that we might be identified with Him in His resurrection. We give Christ all that we were – spiritually dead, guilty sinners – and Christ gives us all that He is – resurrected life, forgiveness, righteousness, acceptance.

“For He has made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21

Spend time with God in prayer and read the Bible daily, and you will see what God has in store for those who love Him. When God sets you free, you are to use your unique gifts, time, and resources to bring Him glory and to advance His Kingdom – to make an impact that lasts for eternity. Not to prove you’re worth something, but because you are worth everything to God. When you are born again and your are saved by His grace, you cannot take credit for this; it is a gift from God…for we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus to do good works. (Ephesians 2:8,9)

Life is like a dream, eternity is what we have been made for!

What is your purpose? To glorify Him! “Love God with all your heart, soul, strength and mind; And love your neighbor as yourself.” Do those two, Jesus taught, and you fulfill all the other commandments of the Bible. (Matthew 22:34-40) “Let all that you do be done with love.” (1 Corinthians 16:13) Love is, without a doubt, the basis of everything. (1 Corinthians 13:1-8)

Life Review in Heaven – How will you score with Jesus? The moment you begin your new life, God has an agenda for you. He gives you certain amount of time, energy, money, spiritual gifts, and resources. You will meet Christ as Judge when you get to eternity. When you are a believer, you are no longer judged for your sin, because that was judged at the cross. You are justified by His blood. When you are a faithful believer, you are heaven bound. But Jesus is going to do an evaluation of your life. (1 Corinthians 3:10-15)

Could the question be asked… “Child, what did you do with everything I gave you to glorify Me? What did you do with your life with the gifts, time, money, and resources I gave you? Who did you tell about Me? How much have you loved with your life? Have you loved others as I am loving you? Totally? To what degree have you loved?

“If you love Me, keep My commandments.” John 14:15,23

Let us die to ourselves and let Christ live within us to bring forth abundant fruit to glorify His Name and to advance His Kingdom! Yes, Jesus Christ is worth giving our all for! Remember, Christ deserves glory from every human being He suffered and died for. It is not His will that any perish but all come to the knowledge of the Truth. One soul is worth more than the contents of the entire world. Share this great salvation! Let us be heavenly-minded and eternally focused! On that day, we want to hear…”Well done, good and faithful servant!”


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Sponsor a Child and Change a Life…Maybe Yours!

A typical Haitian classroom out in the country.

There are many Haitian families who would love to send their children to school, but they are forced to choose between having food and clothing or getting an education. They might be forced to choose between paying rent or getting an education. Life in Haiti is touch and go; some kids start school at age 12, some are still in high school in their mid-twenties.

You can make a difference! For only $35 a month you can give a child a brighter hope for the future. A future that includes basics like reading and writing, but it may also include computer skills, English, music education and beyond!

These boys were so excited to visit their sponsor for the first time!

You can choose a child from those available on harvestcall.org! Currently, HarvestCall Child Sponsorship has children available to sponsor in four countries: Haiti, Mexico, Guatemala and Jamaica. Children can begin with a sponsor as soon as age four, but there are also children available at the high school and trade school level if you are interested. Monthly prices increase slightly at the higher class levels. For more information: http://www.harvestcall.org/sponsor-a-child

Children in Haiti usually start school at age four, but other ages are available to sponsor!

Small gifts are always appreciated by a sponsored child!

Up close and personal: Ralph Kenny François is the youngest son of the driver employed by our Haiti Child Sponsorship office. He loves it when we send snacks home with his dad! He is ten years old and loves to go to school. He is waiting for a sponsor so he can continue his education. You will find Ralph’s photo and personal profile here: http://www.harvestcall.org/haiti-child-sponsorship

Sponsorship can create a bond for life! You will receive a personal letter three times a year and you can send pictures and small gifts and write to your student as often as you would like, as well. (Many sponsors have also been able to visit their child in Haiti and personally encourage them!) Imagine the gratitude they feel while attending school that “my sponsor cares about me.” Some children have never heard the words “I love you,” until they hear it from their sponsor. They will truly love you in return and pray for you!

Up close and personal: one of the ladies that helps in our house cannot read. This is a cross in her life and she works very hard to make sure that all her children go to school. When we read our Bibles around the table or sing from books or sheet music, she just sits there and listens or joins in the singing from memory. We are trying to help her learn the basics with language lessons. At least 50% of the Haitian people cannot read or write!

You can make a huge impact in the life of a child through sponsorship!

Every child is precious!

This classroom of little people was a little in awe of the photographer!

“But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his heart of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?” 1 John 3:17

Haitian children are thankful for their food! HarvestCall currently feeds five schools!


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Teachers for our Christian School Needed Next Fall!

Grace’s 5th & 6th grade class with History teacher Mrs. Kaeb!

Grace loves school, and one of the main reasons is her teachers! She has had great Christian mentors and role models the last three years. With only two full-time teachers this year, Susie and four other missionaries have been helping the principal teach the remaining classes. There is really a need for teachers this coming Fall.

This small school has a great library!

Announcement:

Cité Lumière Christian School in southern Haiti is recruiting missionary teachers for the 2017-18 school year. Specific needs include an elementary teacher and middle/high school teachers able to teach one or more subjects to multiple grade levels.

CLCS is a multi-cultural, inter-agency Christian school using American curriculum, located on a mission center near Haiti’s third largest city. Our student body is made up of missionary children from the U.S. and Germany, children of Haitian pastors, and others as space allows.

CLCS exists to help parents in the Les Cayes area of Haiti fulfill their God-given responsibility of educating their children. Our goal is to present our students with an American-based Christian education that will prepare them for higher education or to re-integrate back into their home cultures. Our desire is to teach a Christ-centered, Biblical worldview to the children who attend CLCS.

Teachers raise their own financial support to cover their living and travel expenses. We look for teachers who are certified either through their home countries or the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). If you have further questions and are interested in being a part of this ministry, please contact us using one of the methods below.

Mail:
Karen Martin, Principal
Agape Flights CAY 18092
100 Airport Ave.
Venice, FL 34285

E-mail: clcsprincipal@gmail.com

Telephone: 937-524- 0272 (a US phone number with voice mail.)

The current full-time teachers are in purple, the rest are filling in part-time.

Recently the school celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday!

Grace’s class being funny with their Bible and Science teacher, Mrs. Walder!


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Visitors and Ministry Updates!

WHAT IN THE WORLD HAPPENED TO THEM?

Guess who we recently found doing dishes…Evan and Grant!

It was great to have they guys here for a week! Never long enough!

Jeremy Schar was our special guest who came with them! We had such a great time!

They guys hiked, swam, and enjoyed time with their Haitian friends too!

Traveling to and from the airport is always an adventure!

A huge gathering for a special Wed. night farewell for several missionary families!

The deaf school where Mike helps teach a Bible study most Saturdays!

Displaying the Bible curriculum materials we will start using in MEBSH and HCH schools this Fall!

Presenting the Salvation Study to many MEBSH administrators and teachers!

Teaching and training on salvation at the HCH schools as well!

Seminars on evangelism training continues! Trinity is leading a witnessing example in Creole!

The 2017 Missionary Retreat at Coby Beach!

The servers we have gotten to know at the resort!

Grace’s former teacher, Mrs. Ferris, came from Texas to help teach Bible School at the retreat!

Spending time with friends at the resort pool!

The rainbow is always a reminder of God’s promises.  He is faithful!


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Haiti Prison Visit

Many, many totes full of clothing, flip flops, and personal care items!

Many, many totes full of clothing, flip flops, and personal care items!

Thanks to the generosity of our sending church in Smithville, Ohio, we were recently able to bless about 350 local prisoners with a gift of clothing and personal care items, as well as donating a simple meal of rice and beans. We had to pay to get in, but then we were able to share the gospel! It was worth every penny.

Jesus said we should visit those in prison. Why? Some are ready and waiting for the gospel because God finally has their full attention! Haven’t we all sinned and come short of the glory of God? Those in prison are just the ones who have gotten caught…we haven’t!

Figuens is a young father that has a heart for going to prisons and hospitals!

Figuens is a young father that has a heart for going to prisons and hospitals! He was so excited!

Figuens and his wife spent two evenings to divide the items into care packs!

Figuens and his wife spent two evenings dividing all the items into care packs!

Arriving at the prison with everything!

Arriving at the prison with everything!

Prisoners in Haiti have nothing unless they have family to bring them food or clothes. There are over 800 prisoners in the Les Cayes jail. They are jammed in large cells full of inmates, living worse than animals. Some of the Haitians that went with us cried when they saw the living conditions. Could hell be worse than this? Imagine living in prison for your lifetime and then going to hell afterward? They need to know they were not created for hell, but for heaven! Jesus came not to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved! (John 3:17)

We had an opportunity to share the gospel in the men's prison.

A few of us had a chance to share the great gospel message that brings true freedom!

When we entered into the room, the male prisoners were calling out and wanting attention. We were overwhelmed by the scene, the living conditions, and the crowded prison cells. We stood in the middle of a courtroom, surrounded on both sides. The prisoners wrote little notes with requests for food and money that were passed to us. The notes were very sad to read. If they were true, many didn’t have any visitors or anyone helping them. Some were not from the area. If we would have had more time, we would have liked to shared the gospel personally with each cell.

The guards handing the bags through the cell doors!

The guards handing the bags through the cell doors of the men’s area!

They were very thankful for the gifts!

They were very thankful for the gifts!

These guys are hoping there will be enough left for them!

These guys are hoping there will be enough left for them!

The residents in cell 5!

The residents of cell number 3! Each one is a soul that Christ died for!!

We also had an opportunity to go to the ladies prison, which was a room close by. Many of those ladies were allowed to come out and sit. They formed a circle while we stood in the middle, sharing the plan of salvation with them. They were good listeners and we prayed for the Holy Spirit to bring conviction on their souls to bring them to a true repentance and a faith in Jesus Christ. We were all touched and knew only Christ could be their “all in all,” even in prison. Our desire would be to go back and continue to disciple the ones that received the gift of Jesus. We pray that the Lord will guide our step in reaching out to those desperate souls in prison.

Getting in the women's area was a much more personal experience!

Getting in the women’s area was a much more personal experience!

We pray hearts are open to the call of Jesus!

We pray hearts were open to the call of Jesus!

When we returned home, we sat around the table and debriefed about the outreach. It was overwhelming for all of us to process! We sat and read the notes we received, and prayed for those souls that we had an opportunity to share Jesus with. Our God is mighty to save!

Over 20 notes were handed through the bars!

Over 20 notes were handed through the bars!

Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” Matthew 25:37-40

 


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School Visits Reveal A Lot

They were all waiting for their report cards (and some prizes) when we arrived!

This whole school was waiting for their report cards (and some prizes) when we arrived!

Every month we travel to sponsored MEBSH schools to make update reports, and we also visit new schools to assess the level of need. Every school has a situation or a challenge that is unique. We often find pastors and teachers out in the mountains faithfully working with very little resources. We see tough situations, but we also see kids glad to have a school to attend!

As the program grows we find it a challenge to visit each school every two years. Most schools are closed by noon or 1 p.m. so if we have to walk any distance we can only visit one a day. There are 125 sponsored schools (and growing) since it is now possible to easily select available new schools on the HarvestCall website: www.harvestcall.org/school-sponsorship

This poster is a teaching aid on salvation and the Ten Commandments that bring the knowledge of sin!

This poster is a teaching aid on salvation (a large gospel tract) since the Ten Commandments bring the knowledge of sin!

Marie Lucie is reviewing the poster with a pastor!

Marie Lucie is reviewing the poster with a pastor so he can teach salvation to others!

As gifts to each school we take along our Ten Commandment posters, smaller gospel tracts, New Testament Bibles for the 5th graders, and 101 Bible storybooks for the 3rd graders and for all the teachers to teach from. Sometimes we are able to take shoes or clothing when we have them, which is a great blessing! Since the hurricane it has been especially important to have gifts when we visit.

We also receive gifts from them! Sometimes we get a coconut to drink, sometimes a full meal of chicken or goat, root vegetables and rice is served. Recently we were at a school that the hurricane destroyed and the pastor and his wife apologized over and over that they had nothing to share, not even one egg. She said she only had three cups left from the hurricane, all her dishes were broken. Then the pastor’s wife remembered something and she gave Marie Lucie the chicken! It rode in the back seat with us all the way home! It is not culturally acceptable to refuse a gift.

This is the current state of many of our Child Care schools and churches!

Unfortunately, this is the condition of many of the MEBSH Child Care churches after the hurricane!

The school was all but blown away!

This school was all but blown away!

The school and church use this rough building as their temporary shelter.

The school and church use this as their temporary shelter. They just keep going despite the odds!

We have many dedicated and long-term school sponsors. We want to thank each of you for your monthly support to these struggling schools. Your sponsorship means that the teachers get paid monthly and the families are required to pay a lot less tuition, which they can never afford anyway. They always express their thankfulness for the love and support they feel from their sponsors!

A favorite "school days" photo captures on a recent visit!

A favorite “school days” photo captured on a recent visit!

A few schools are fortunate to have a simple lunch a few days a week. A very few!

A few schools are fortunate to have a simple lunch a few days a week. A very few!

They don't always sit down...kids are kids everywhere!

They don’t always sit down…kids are kids everywhere!

We just can't resist them!

We just can’t resist the kids!

Jesus said, "Let the children come unto me."

Jesus said, “Let the children come unto me.”

It is estimated only 25% of kids in Haiti get to attend school...mostly with help.

It is estimated only 25% of kids in Haiti get to attend school…mostly with help.

Everyone needs to learn to read the Bible for themselves!

Everyone needs to learn to read the Bible for themselves!

We have encouraged these kids with a simple visit!

We have encouraged these kids simply with a visit!

 

 


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Holiday Highlights

Time for a pre-holiday dinner with Mandy's parents who were visiting, Rob and Gina!

Time for a pre-holiday dinner with Mandy’s parents, Rob and Gina, who were visiting!

The candy making crew takes a quick break!

The Cayes candy crew were serious candy makers!

Is the smell a little too intense girls?!

Is the cinnamon a little too intense girls?!

Getting ready for the school Christmas program!

Getting ready for the school Christmas program!

Grace's class sharing some Bible verses!

Grace’s class sharing some Bible verses during the program!

Our first Christmas dinner for our workers and their children!

Our first Christmas dinner for our workers and their children!

Madam Mavia was very surprised to get her gifts!

Madam Mavia was very surprised to get her gifts!

Madam Yadley seemed to really like her gift!

Madam Yadley seemed to really like her gift!

A holiday party for the weekly group that attends a Bible study one day and shares the gospel another!

A holiday party for those we are discipling weekly with a Bible study one day and sharing the gospel with us on another!

Baking cookies with Ricardine and Malaika!

Baking cookies with Ricardine and Malaika!

Arriving at the Christmas party for David Brown's weekly Bible school class. This is the house where he will live with 12 kids soon!

Arriving at the Christmas program for David Brown’s weekly Bible school class. This is the house where he will live with 12 kids soon!

The kids were dresses in their best for the program!

The kids were dressed in their best for the program!

The kids participated for hours to get lunch and a present at the end!

The kids participated for hours to get lunch and a present at the end!

Here was David and friends sorting through donations beforehand to prepare the children's gifts!

David and friends sorting through donations beforehand to prepare the children’s gifts!

We were blessed by the gifts many prepared and mailed down!

We were also blessed by the gifts many wrapped and mailed down to us!

Trinity hand-made this one!

Trinity hand-made this one for us!

Mike's brother, Steve, visited us a week over Christmas! He enjoyed meeting kids he sponsors!

Mike’s brother, Steve, visited us a week over Christmas! He enjoyed meeting kids he sponsors (they really liked him too)!

Visiting widows for an afternoon was interesting!

Visiting widows for an afternoon was interesting!

Someone is in awe!

Someone is in awe!

A dinner at the beach in Port Salut!

Lunch at the beach in Port Salut! Enjoying Haitian seafood!

A short boat trip to an island made for a nice afternoon!

A short boat trip to an island made for a nice afternoon!

One of the biggest lobsters we had ever seen alive!

One of the biggest lobsters we had ever seen alive! (Grace is almost ready to run!)

You didn’t see Evan and Grant in any of the photos as usual. We miss them beyond words! They were making their own Christmas memories together with extended family and friends in Ohio this year! Grant got to travel to Indiana to be with many of his cousins while Evan was working. We really look forward to them coming in the Spring, Lord willing.

Happy New Year 2017! Thanks for your support and prayers all through 2016. We felt them and can’t thank each of you enough. May God bless you through the year ahead! We serve a great and awesome God who also cares for us so tenderly.

“Do all the good you can,
By all the means you can,
In all the ways you can,
In all the places you can,
At all the times you can,
To all the people you can,
As long as ever you can.”
– John Wesley

“But to do good and to communicate forget not:
for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”
Hebrews 13:16