Purpose: Short-term team being sent to continue ongoing work in all areas: spiritual, medical, educational, agricultural, sanitation, water and nutrition.
Itinerary: Tentatively scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 11, 2011.
Cost: Estimated at US$1,500, including airfare to/from New York City to Hispaniola, visa, transportation, food, and accommodations in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This does not include airfare to/from New York City. Read more »
In my mind, in my memory, I hear Pastor Meristaine Tresin speaking to me in English. But he does not speak English. He is a Haitian pastor who speaks Creole. I do not speak Creole. Yet I can hear clearly the words that passed from his lips to my heart.
“I have prayed for two years for God to send help.”
He was shaking my hand earnestly, having just met me after we reached his hill village of Gentilhomme on Sunday, June 26, 2005. He was looking me in the eyes, looking deeply within me. Perhaps he was looking for what my pastor and friend, Larry Stokjovic, had prayed in the day... Read more »