Each night I pray for it not to rain
Story from Haiti
Friday the 16th (testimony from Gersan Valcin)
"It's 9:30 pm and there is no electricity in the Port-au-Prince. It's unusually cold. Betty
and I are in the van for our third night. All around us on the street are people. Some are sleeping in their car and others just
on the ground. We had a surplus of mattresses from last week camp and we gave them all away. I keep one jacket in the Van just in case I
might be called for funerals. So far, the situation is so bad that we don't
have time for proper burials. People are just put in a common grave.
Out in the dark people are singing songs of praises making harmonies. I
don't know how long they will sing, but it's beautiful.
Because of news about criminals breaking out of jail, we put cars on each side
of the road and put a brigade overnight. We are fortunate to have water and the
food we need for the day. We take one meal a day and save what we can because
we don't know how long the situation will last. Each night I pray for it not to rain. With so many people outside and no tent, it will be
good not to have rain. God has been faithful to keep all the rains in
Cap-Haitian area. We also need to pray for the people there because their crops
are receiving too much rain and they will have a hard time this summer. We share
everything and it's such a great testimony for the unsaved. One woman in our
neighborhood starts to develop some interest in the Gospel. She realized how we
as evangelicals we life our faith: how we care for each other and love each
other. I shared the gospel with her."