White Fields recently took a group of men and their families to the Dominican Republic to work with the Meeting God in Missions ministry in Hato Mayor. We spent the week in several different villages, painting, doing VBS with the kids, handing out food and basic necessities, talking with the villagers and sharing the Gospel message with them. Below are several testimonies from some of the men that went on this trip:
“Before I left for the trip I prayed that the Lord would break the hearts of my children, but what really happened was the freedom that I truly experienced by experiencing the fullness of the Holy Spirit. The Lord worked deeply in my HEART and the HEART of my family. I am a changed follower of Christ, understanding that I am free through the adoption I have in Jesus Christ and realizing the freedom I have through the power of the Holy Spirit. The Lord used every aspect of this trip to minister to my heart and now I know that true surrender can only come when we are set free to experience the fullness of the Holy Spirit. We are changed people (my family and I) totally surrendering to his will and not our own. As it states in Philippians 1:6, “Be confident in this, that he who has begun a good work in you will carry it out unto completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” I would encourage all believers to join MGM on a short-term mission trip – it changed my life and I know it will change your life too!” –Jeff DeSantes
“I went down with my 15 year old son very open-minded. While there, through Kim and Leo’s teaching, I learned there are 3 kinds of people: Non-Believers; Believers; & Disciples. I realized that I am just a babe disciple & want to grow to be a mature disciple. An immediate action step I took was volunteering to lead a small group of high school boys beginning in September at North Way Christian Community in Wexford. Praise God!” -Jay Simon
“This was my third trip to the Dominican Republic with Meeting God in Missions. Each trip has been unique but the consistent thread has been the movement of the Holy Spirit in the group corporately and in my heart personally. In retrospect the trip creates a beautiful environment for the Holy Spirit to work. You leave the world almost completely behind and are united in purpose with other brothers and sisters in Christ. You share wonderful Bible teaching and worship and live “together and have everything in common” while you serve the poor. I have found this environment creates fertile soil that the Holy Spirit can till. This last trip not only impacted me powerfully, it also had a major impact on my wife and 13 year old son who went as well. In Christ we are his sons and daughters, whom he loves and he is well pleased in us.” –John Cullen
“This was my second trip to the DR and I had my grandson accompany me. When we returned, he wrote on his facebook page that the trip changed his life! I would certainly echo that thought for myself as well and would encourage anyone to consider making this trip a priority for future travels.” -Colvin McCrady
The next White Fields Mission Trip is scheduled for January 21-28. Stay tuned for more details.