Greetings,Check out the date 09-09-09--this catches my attention a bit extra since it is Charlotte's (my wife's) birthday.We praise God as He continues to work through people--especially people of the faith in Jesus Christ--to love and care for the dear souls involved with Rev. Paul's ministry in Nord Est Haiti!In a previous e-mail I shared that Rev. and Cliney Paul were concerned for school uniforms, curriculum and other supplies for school starting in September. I expressed that he could use $1075.00 immediately. In the past week NEHLM has received special donations for school expenses of $1250.00! Praise God! There are sure to be other expenses that the "surplus" will go to. Thank you.Rev. Paul told me yesterday: "They are talking about hurricanes--September is a hurricane month--please pray for us and Haiti."Rev. Paul shared that his batteries that store electricity from a couple solar panels are over two years old. "They are not working properly." He is looking for a "good deal." The bartering is an interesting skill in Haiti--I have proven to not be skilled at that practice--Rev. Paul does pause, look around, hum, etc.School will start next week. They have applied for a "feeding program" to receive funds through an international agency for the school. However this will take time--up to a year. He would like to do something. School runs from 8:00 a.m. --2:00 p.m. It has been a desire of NEHLM's leadership to have the students fed a meal; however, with less than 25% of the students sponsored this is a financial challenge. Let us take this concern to the Lord in prayer.Emily Bartleheimer is scheduled to visit us at Faith Lutheran the last weekend in September--we are looking forward to having her share in person about her two month experience at "The House of the Lambs of God."The Lord be with you,Rev. Sam Wiseman
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Haiti Orphanage Update 09-09-09
Here's the latest email I received from Pastor Sam Wiseman...