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The Monte Pou Kris (Climbing For Christ) monthly seminary was attended by more than 20 pastors and church leaders on Saturday, Sept. 29. The lesson, prepared by Climbing For Christ spiritual coordinator Jordan Rowley, was the second part of a study on the Christian family. It covered parenting and children. “The seminary was very good,” said missionary Miguel Rubén Guante. After the seminary, Miguel traveled to the Haitian border village of Mare Pitre, where he has been evangelizing since late July. On Sunday, Sept. 30, 26 people from Mare Pitre gathered for worship. It was...
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Worship under a shade tree in Mare Pitre, Haiti. Missionary Miguel Rubén Guante returned to his home from our relief trip to Malasi on Monday after a stop-off Sunday in the Haitian border village of Mare Pitre. “Great was my trip and great the victory of God in Mare Pitre, where 15 people could for the first day be in (worship) to God,” Miguel said. We recently began to evangelize in Mare Pitre, and God is moving among the people living there. All praise be to Him!
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Two-hundred two people gathered to worship and give thanks for repairs on the church at Malasi.
People from Malasi in front of the repaired church. “As my soul was sad when I saw the roof of the church down, so my soul today is joyful when I saw the new roof,” said Miguel Rubén Guante, Climbing For Christ's missionary to Haiti. “Great is the joy in Malasi.” We praise God for this. He provided through His people — sending more than $16,100 in relief aid. These funds have been used to buy and deliver food for those left hungry in the villages where we minister. They also were used to replace the roof of the church at Malasi that was blown off by T...
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Day 2 of roof repairs: putting on the tin.
Work has begun on the roof on the church at Malasi as supplies — purchased with funding provided by Climbing For Christ supporters — arrived today.
Truck with supplies for Malasi: food and roofing materials. Climbing For Christ has purchased materials to replace the roof that Tropical Storm Isaac blew off the church at Malasi. Those materials — wood, tin and nails — along with food for the people are being transported Thursday. A Dominican truck will carry this aid to Foret des Pins, where a Haitian heavy truck will take the load up the hills to Malasi. “Praise the Lord for His early provision for His sons and daughters in Haiti,” missionary Miguel Rubén Guante said.
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Food was delivered to the people at the churches at Gentilhomme and Thoman on Sunday. Missionary Miguel Ruben Guante reports that Milus, a church leader from Thoman who serves with us, “told me the people are very happy.” Children in the Gentilhomme church, above, keep an eye on the food bags. Later, there mothers carried the bags home on their heads, below. In each of the Monte Pou Kris churches the people gave thanks to God for His provision. Miguel said there were 84 people in worship at the church at Jimani on the Dominican border on Sunday. They also went out from th...
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More than US$15,500 has been raised to help with Haiti storm relief and to pay for cancer surgery for Pastor Blanco of the Climbing For Christ church at Jimani. Blanco is scheduled to undergo surgery next week. In the meantime, food has been purchased as the first of three stages of assistance in the aftermath of the destructive Tropical Storm Isaac. Buying and loading food to be delivered to hungry villages in need, above. Food bags, below, prepared to go to families. These bags contain rice, beans, sugar, cooking oil, flour, spaghetti, corn flour, sardines, and soap. About $3,00...
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Pastor Vilcuis reported from the church at Malasi that 90 people worshiped the Lord despite having a building that lost its roof in the winds of Tropical Storm Isaac. “I'm very happy to know much people were worshiping today under the sun,” missionary Miguel Rubén Guante said. “That make me understand they are adoring God not the building and as they adoring God and God know they need a strong building where they may gather to worship, He will provide for that.” Climbing For Christ members and friends are answering the call to help those in need. We have re...
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It was as if Satan had punched me in the stomach. I felt suffocated and I wanted to cry. It was painful to see the photo of the roof stripped off the church at Malasi – the second we were blessed to build just 2½ years ago. That was Wednesday evening (see “Mission Moment” below). This morning more photos from the mountains of Haiti, which have had homes and lives devastated yet again — this time by Tropical Storm Isaac. A field of destroyed corn. “Let me tell you, 60 percent of the animals are dead,” missionary Miguel Rubén Guante re...
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Tropical Storm Isaac peeled back the tin roof of the church at Malasi like a can opener, leaving the contents exposed. Original reports of damage done by the storm were not exaggerations. Haitian missionary Miguel Rubén Guante was sent to report on the aftermath in villages where Climbing For Christ has been working for many years. His findings are only just beginning to come in. More updates will come. But we know these brothers and sisters and friends in these mountain places need our help. There is no other aid coming to them. We are responsible. “The King will reply, &lsquo...
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UPDATE (3 p.m. Eastern time): Bad news from Malasi, where Pastor Vilcuis of the Climbing For Christ church reports damage to the roof of the new church, his house, the missionary house, the house of teacher Derisma, and the homes of many of those who have assisted the work God has shared with us there. “There are not any bananas or other plants in Malasi — all fall down,” said missionary Miguel. “At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship and said: 'Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart...
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The Soliette river, which flows from the Chaine de la Selle mountains in Haiti, churning after Isaac. This river produced a great flood in 2004, killing thousands on both sides of the border. Often, before the hurricane season, it runs dry. Tropical Storm Isaac blew across Haiti in the overnight hours Friday with the eye of the storm crossing the country's southern peninsula (southwest of Port-au-Prince) early Saturday morning. Climbing For Christ's Haitian missionary, Miguel Rubén Guante, reported from his home in the Dominican border town of Jimani early Saturday morning: &ldquo...
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Tropical Storm Isaac gained strength on Friday while spinning south of Haiti. The National Weather Service issued this alert Friday evening: “ISAAC TEMPORARILY SLOWS DOWN...BUT STILL EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL IN HAITI TONIGHT.” Isaac's location, south of Haiti, at 8 p.m. Friday. Climbing For Christ missionary Miguel Rubén Guante reported in Friday morning from the Dominican border town of Jimani, saying there was “rain and soft breeze. I'm in contact with Pastor Trezin (Gentilhomme), Pastor Vilcuis (Malasi), and Milus (Thoman) and Andrew of Mare Pitre.” ...
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The threat of Tropical Storm Isaac, which could be a Category 1 hurricane when it is forecasted to hit Haiti on Friday, may force the postponement of our monthly seminary scheduled for this weekend. Please pray for those in Isaac's path.
Haitian missionary Miguel Rubén Guante returned from another successful visit to Mare Pitre. “My trip was good,” he reported. “I contacted some of the first group (five families that accepted Christ on the initial evangelizing visit two weeks previous) and I met others.” Praising God for this group of new believers in the remote Haitian border town of Mare Pitre. “The last large group agree to (meet) for my next trip to worship together on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Sunday, Aug. 19,” Miguel said. “I have contacted 11 families. That may be ...
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On Thursday, missionary Miguel Rubén Guante traveled 206-kilometers south of Jimani to another Dominican border town, Pedernales, to make his way back into Haiti. He has been blocked from crossing the border in Jimani, where he lives, by a Dominican official on a power trip. “I thanks God for my safe arrival in Pedernales,” Miguel said Thursday evening. The following day he crossed into Haiti and began to evangelize — “searching for new believers in Christ” — as he traveled to our monthly seminary in Thoman. He visited with five families in the vil...
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Pastor “Blanco” speaking today at church at Jimani. There was joy at the Monte Pou Kris (Climbing For Christ) church in the Dominican border town of Jimani today as Pastor Emilio (“Blanco”) Setoute attended worship for the first time in two months. Blanco is being treated for cancer in Santo Domingo. He will undergo surgery very soon. To date his medical expenses have been US$1,500. Blanco has been assisted by Climbing For Christ and our missionary Miguel Rubén Guante. If you can help with Blanco’s needs please follow the “Helping Hands” inst...
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Work on the front of the church at Gentilhomme. (Photos by Milus Jesilus) The church at Gentilhomme has been busy rebuilding the front of the 6½-year-old building we constructed as part of renovations we are doing on the original Monte Pou Kris church. In addition to improvements on the front of the building, the floor, doors and windows will be redone and the structure repainted. The original estimate for this project was US$3,700, but it is clear the actual cost will exceed that amount. Currently, we need $1,400 for additional materials, such as sand, rebar and cement. Additi...
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