Saturday, May 16, 2015

Yellowstone National Park

We ventured into Yellowstone National Park today.  We saw lots of interesting sites.  We stopped for a picnic lunch.  What a great way to spend time with my wonderful mom and dad!

James with Mom and Dad Entering Yellowstone

Dad Enjoying the Scenery

Lake with Hot Springs and Steam Vents

Hot Springs and Steam Vents

Elk Munching

Teton Mountains
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Monday, May 11, 2015

Friends of Jeremie and Vacation

I made a great video of my friends from the Jeremie area.  These are special people that I don't want to ever forget!


We're packed and ready to head out to Yellowstone National Park on vacation.  I'll probably post a few updates along the line.  I don't know when we'll return.  We're playing this trip one day at a time once we get there.  Thanks for your prayers for safe travels.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ministry Update From Jeremie and Vacation

Being out of regular work has it's advantages.  One of them being freedom to do what I want, or freedom to do what God wants.  In my freedom, I spent a month showing movies in the Grand’Anse (Jeremie area) where I used to live.  This was super rewarding and super fun, but exhausting.  I stayed with my Haitian pastor as a base, but went out frequently on overnight trips.  I showed movies 34 times.  There were some kids programs during the day, which made for more than one movie showing per day on average!  I had a few free nights to rest too.  I am still trying to interpret the outcome of this time spent in ministry.  I saw amazing results like I had NEVER seen before while living there.  I don’t know why!  For example, in 2014, I showed movies 79 times and saw 59 decisions for Christ.  During the month in Jeremie, I showed movies 34 times, and saw 141 decisions for Christ. There were also accounts of new believers burning their voodoo fetishes.  I question if God is using the numbers and the testimony to steer me into full-time ministry.  Please pray for me as I'm seeking God's will in this.

All Set Up and Ready to Show Movies
Generator, Screen, Sound, Projector, Action!

Recently another missionary requested I translate the documentary on revival in Figi; Let the Sea Resound.  The trailer in English is here.  I translated the trailer to Haitian Creole already and have shown it a few times getting mixed results.  The initial trailer in Haitian Creole is here. Please pray for me as I'm seeking God's will in this.

Beautiful Beach Near Dame Marie, Haiti

I drew a home/mission base blueprint, in case I should branch out into more ministry and not have housing supplied by my work. When the thought of building a house first came to my mind, I prayed that if it was of the Lord, I would continue thinking about it. I have shared this with family and friends and can’t stop thinking about it.  Please pray for God to provide land at His perfect spot, if this is His will!
Home/Mission Base Floor Plan

I returned to the US and have been visiting family in Virginia.  Next week, m
y mom and dad and I, plan to start a cross-country trip to Wyoming (Old Faithful Geyser).

Thanks for your prayers through this exciting transition in my life/ministry.  Please also pray that organization where I worked that we will soon be able to come to an agreement concerning final compensation per the employment agreement.


Chicken, It's "What's For Dinner!"