Isaiah 43:18-21 NIV
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. The wild animals honor me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen, the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise."
Today was such a blessing! For the past couple of years, our Haitian partner, Pastor JeanAlix Paul, has been praying about God's leading to plant a new church somewhere in Haiti. Over the last 20 years, JeanAlix has planted 9 churches in 9 villages throughout Haiti. At the beginning of this year, The Lord began leading JeanAlix to a new location in a suburb of Port-au-Prince called Petionville. Over the last 10 months, God has brought together a dynamic, passionate leadership team, including 30 families that will be a part of the launch team. The Lord has also provided meeting space that will allow for tremendous growth and be a strategic point of ministry in Petionville. Today we were able to visit the new space and hear the vision God has given JeanAlix for this new work. It was our priviledge to pray over the new building, to pray over JeanAlix, and to pray over some of the church leadership. It was a powerful time and a true blessing.