This is going to be my second trip as I went to Renacher school last year with the PK team. This year just like last year has been a humbling experience with regard to the fundraising. Sending emails out coworkers, past friends that I have lost touch with and my people I have crossed paths with. Reaching out to people to try and share the journey of these missions trips.
Our family recently decided to return to a church that we used to attend. I started to go to a men's bible study and shared the need with many of the men primarily reaching out to the men I used to know. Many of the men's have contributed without hesitation. One man today handed me some money folded up and said Gilles here is some money for your trip. I shared with one man that I needed a certain amount to get to my main goal and he took out a cheque for the amount I needed to reach the 100% mark.
Now that I am at 100% I reaching for whatever percentage that God chooses that I will reach. I look forward to sharing the blog entries with family and friends when we leave in just over a week.
Our final conference call was this past Monday, the 7th of March. The countdown begins and the excitement builds. Over the next month we'll...Read More
Back in November after obeying the voice of the Holy Spirit, I decided to go on this Missions trip, with all intentions to pay for...Read More
Well here we are leaving for the Dominican. All the anticipation has finally come to this day. Richard Pottle and Gilles Nault meet up...Read More
After all the conferences calls, emails and flights the whole team gathered together at the Country In & Suites just a short distance from...Read More
After a short night stay in Atlanta we packed up and got on our plane to the Dominican. The flight was a bit bumpy...Read More
Well day one of the work has come and gone. This quite the day that we had. I don't think that I have worked...Read More
Tonight we had a evening worship time. We spent time challenging each other about our comfort zones and how to get out of them....Read More
Today was another day full of moving dirt and breaking cement. I don't think any of us thought that we would sweat any more...Read More
Today was probably our hardest days work yet. The previous post showed the handiwork as we prepped an area to put in a sidewalk....Read More
Just when we thought we couldn't work any harder today we had to do the clean up from yesterday. All the dirt and broken...Read More
On the morning of the 5th day we took a bit of a detour. The school that was the location for the 2015 Promise...Read More
What was supposed to be a cultural day ended up being a half day of work and then a beach day.Read More
Day 7 started very early just like the year before. The team was up at 3:30am to be ready for the van that was...Read More