Rosedale Church of God - July 2017 | Hungry For Life

July 2017: ,

A team of 5 people from Rosedale Church of God headed out to Haiti on July 13- 24. The team did VBS/ESL classes with students from the Haiti Free School and pastoral training with local pastors.

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Team Testimonials:

"This trip reassured my faith in God's plan for me over my plan for me."
"This trip was a good reminder for us to regard where our treasures lie."
"My passion continues to grow in going to other cultures and bringing God's love in different ways."
"My world view was expanded even further. The scale is massive, and the compassion needed seems limitless."
"I now know that it is my path from God to enrich the lives of others."

Team Blog:

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The Final Countdown

This is the final day of our trip and of the blog. It has been great... that's it, the end.

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Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Just Give Me A Minute

The trip is coming to an end and while I think we are all ready for a bit of a weekend and a break from the constant sweat, I'm having a hard time processing the fact that Monday morning won't be spent with our ESL class and the ridiculous kids distracting us from the school projects.

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Friday, July 21st, 2017

Takin' Care of Business

Today was our final day for running the ESL program as well as the pastoral training course at the school. Dan and I tag-teamed the training with the pastors once again.

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Communication Breakdown

The hardest part about being in Haiti is the language barrier. It's ironic because we have spent the better part of a week teaching English and realizing just how complicated our own language is. Every conversation, either in French or Creole, is limited by my capacity to understand.

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

It's a Beautiful Day

Tonight we sit out under the evening sky and it is still very warm here. Nathan is sweating at 8:30 pm and we could be too, so, needless to say, we are not moving around too much. Today saw us continuing the ESL program for about 60 eager students.

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Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

How To Save A Life

Well I guess it is my time to finally do my portion of the blog. In all reality it is another world down here far from what I know. There is always so much going on, that it is hard to focus on what to pay attention too.

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Monday, July 17th, 2017

Manic Monday

Our fourth day in Mirebalais is coming to an end and honestly each day has taken some time to process, for example I've been sitting here for 10 minutes trying to figure out how to put into words the amazing things we've been experiencing.

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