Tuesday, October 12, 2010

We Have Haitian Roots

Over the years people have asked us if we have plans to translate the Raices (Roots) textbook for youth ministry into other languages, like English (so they could use it in India and Africa) or Portuguese for the 192 million Brazilians who share the continent. So far no one has been interested enough to translate 350 pages but we created a graphic alternative: almost 200 clip art images that illustrate the main points of the book.

A month ago a friend and colleague told us he wanted to use the principles of Raices to train youth leaders during an upcoming trip to Haiti. We explained the idea behind the clip art and yesterday we got an email from him which included a handout for his training sessions which includes our illustrations with Creole subtitles.

We’re thrilled that we can help train leaders in Haiti and that what we’ve invested in is continuing to produce dividends worldwide… we thought you might be too.


LIPE said...

Tim and Annette, thank you so much for providing resources for youth leaders all around the world.

Haiti definitely needs food and shelter but they are hungry for a transformation that could only come through the church of Jesus. We know the youth leaders are key for this transformation.

Once again thanks for helping me to bring to Haiti principles that will help Haiti transform and rebirth into a new Nation.

Carolyn Platt said...

Hey Tim & Annette, what a great idea to increase the possibilities. This sounds like the beginning of something big!!!
Thanks for being usable and open to the Lord's leading in your innovative ideas for His glory!!!

Boxley & Joyce said...

That the principles of Raices will be taught in Haiti is very exciting to me. As you know, we lived there 14 years and love the people with the love of Christ. In the midst of Haiti's turmoil God is at work. That Raices is going to Haiti is evidence of His love for them. --Boxley