November 2013

The Month of Strategic Planning

"Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed "Proverbs 15:22

There are no attention grabbing pictures on this month's update. There are no interesting ministry stories to share. There are no exciting trips to track.

However, the month of October was anything but boring.

The whole Sous Espwa team which includes representatives of the agencies of World Renew, Christian Reformed World Missions and Back to God Ministries International met many times to discuss the future of ministry here in Haiti. We could call this month "the month of meetings."

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October 2013

Howard and Ruth Van Dam and family serving with Christian Reformed World Missions and Sous Espwa

Sous Espwa represents all the ministries of the Christian Reformed Church of North America in Haiti. (World Renew, CRWM , and BTGM I)

"Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain." Psalm 127:1

Dear Family and Friends,

Last month we shared how we had opportunity to participate in many exciting activities. Now as we reflect back on September, we again are filled with awe and thanksgiving for the privilege of being a part of God's Kingdom work in Haiti.

The Christian Reformed Church of Jacquet, the first CRC congregation in Haiti has moved to a new location on their own property and in a large sanctuary. What an exciting day September 29th was when we could celebrate this huge milestone.

Read more: October 2013

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