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Port-au-Prince at Night, a Different Side of Haiti

After experiencing Haitian worship in Canaan that morning anticipation of getting to go to church again was building. Rick, the co-founder of had a meeting in Jerusalem, Haiti that evening so we were going to head to Philadelphia under the guidance of his wife Samantha. We all piled into another tap tap that our translators had secured for us. This time we were heading into Port-au-Prince at night. Being someone who usually is aware of their surroundings, that and I did research, I was prepared for the adventure or so I thought. We loaded up the remaining food from that morning along with some shoes that had been brought and headed to church. You could tell the air was different,  the excitement palatable. On the way through town we saw another side of the Haitian community. The streets were busier with more tap taps, motorcycles and pedestrians. About half way to church it began to rain. Normally not a problem, of course tap taps are somewhat open so we got a bit wet. Port-au-Prince at night, was a different side of Haiti, one full of energy and excitement as the people gathered in the streets. When we arrived at church,  much like in the morning they were already worshiping. They quickly escorted us to the front of the church where they had seats for us. Keep in mind this church was in a concrete building about the size of a convenience store with no a/c. Admittedly it was crowded and man was it hot. […]