We have finally made it to The Mole! Our fearless leader Foul Martian (some believe it’s spelled Al Martin, I’m not convinced) has been leading us fearlessly.
After a couple days of traveling, we are settled in at the mission. After a 5 hour bus ride from Lubbock to Dallas, an early morning flight from Dallas to Atlanta, and another flight from Atlanta to Port Au Prince, we were finally in Haiti! For those of you who have been following this blog since last year, we are so excited because we did not have to take the 13 hour bus ride from Port Au Prince to The Mole! This year, we went from the airport to a hotel where we were able to swim, eat dinner, and get a good night’s sleep. We took 45 minute rides in small, 6 passenger planes to get from Port Au Prince to the Mole. Though many of us were very anxious about riding on the planes, they were a lot less sketchy than we were expecting!! Woot woot! The view from the plane was absolutely beautiful- plus the trip was 45 minutes rather than 13 hours so that’s pretty cool.
Since our arrival in The Mole we’ve been hanging out around the mission. We went to the beach, got accustomed to the land, and most fun of all we got to hang out with the kids at the orphanage!
Please be praying for us during this trip as we spread the gospel throughout Haiti!
Hey y’all! It’s Maddie!
I did not think I would be one of the first ones to blog but… here I am! Our Friday was filled with buses, airports and “taptaps”, which is our transportation in Haiti.
After all of the traveling, it feels great to call the Mole home. Molly gave you a chronological overview of our travels, so I’ll just skip to flying to the mission. We took a teeny-tiny, little airplane that seated five people and our pilot, Dave, (amazing) gave us a little bit of a roller coaster ride over the mountains (just for fun). We were met with doombuggeys that took us to the mission and soon after arriving we had lunch & met with the rest of the group. The rest of day was spent with the orphans, a quick visit to the local beach and unloading the supplies. I was even given a lesson on creole, compliments of little miss Rosie. After dinner Jody gave us a powerful sermon describing the kind of seeds we may sow on this mission and asked us, what kind of seeds we were (Matthew 13). I can tell you after the little I have seen of the town and it’s people, my heart is even more on fire for God’s mission. I know he is going to do a great work in this community and I only hope to serve him humbly and fiercely in bringing his people close to him. I ask for your continued prayer for each of us over the duration of this mission along with prayer for the community in Haiti. May their ears and hearts open up, to receive the word of the Lord and accept Jesus Christ as their savior. Thank you so much for keeping up with us!
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We forgot to ask for camera cards tonight but we do have a #prooffoflife picture! Rest assured they are here and doing great! 😀