Haiti

Pickpocket Wins

No matter how careful you are, eventually, when you are in super crowded spaces, especially in countries that are so destitute that theft is expected and even often times not considered a punishable offense, the pickpockets will get you. It finally happened to me last night, as some friends and I went to the final(…)

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(Soon to be) Hurricane Isaac

  Dear Friends, Please keep Haiti as a top priority in your prayers for at least the next 72 hours. It looks like Tropical Storm Isaac — soon to be Hurricane Isaac — will be coming right over the top of Port-au-Prince. Because of the 2010 earthquake, there are still over 400,000 people living in(…)

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Tropical Storm Isaac Photo Updates

As long as internet holds up, I’ll try and post an updated picture every couple of hours so you guys can see what’s happening here. If you want to find it on a map, I am in the Santo area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. You can also track the storm here to see what’s overhead right now.(…)

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After Isaac Damage Report: “The Orphan House Broke”

Yesterday afternoon, after the streets were somewhat cleared and the storm had calmed down to mainly rain, I decided to go check on the orphanage and see how well they fared. If you aren’t already aware, I stay down in the Port-au-Prince area which is lower down and closed in on most sides by the(…)

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What About It, Pat Robertson?

Now Tropical Storm Isaac has passed Haiti, I think it’s fair to say that God demonstrated how great His mercy is to this nation. After all, it was predicted that the storm would reach hurricane force wind before hitting our coast. The trajectory of the storm for days before had predicted that the eye of(…)

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Ministry Update – August 2012

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER August has definitely been a month filled with many highs and lows, but God’s goodness has and will continue to prove faithful to us. The month began in preparation for a visit from Heart of God Haiti’s Executive Director, Dave Young, and a team that included(…)

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Ministry Update – September 2012

CLick Here to Download and print this update letter It is really hard for me to believe I’ve already been in Haiti for a full seven months. It has gone by so fast. I am also quickly getting hit with the reality that my time here is growing shorter every day. This month I have(…)

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Contentment and Hope

This morning begins with me leaving early for the airport, leaving Haiti for the next 4 weeks. As I usually do my writing on Tuesdays, but seldom am able to get any thoughtful writing done sitting in airports, I thought that this week, I would just share what has been on my heart lately with(…)

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Ministry Update – November 2012

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER In South Sudan, the first devotion shared was on being stretched as we pursue God and seek His Kingdom. November has definitely been a stretching experience in both my life and ministry. The first part of the month was spent in Southern Sudan watching God throw(…)

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Ministry Update – December 2012

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS UPDATE LETTER   2012 Year in Review I am writing this update from 30,000 feet, flying back to Haiti after the annual HGIM Board Meeting and a surprise trip home for Christmas. As I sit here, I can’t help recounting all of God’s blessings over the past year(…)

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