One Hundred Pairs Of Flip Flops

My friend, Mickie West, who is also a missionary in Haiti, recently wrote what I have been finding so difficult to put in words.  It is packed with wisdom and particularly valuable to anyone going on a short term trip to a developing country.  I am sharing this with her permission.  Her words follow with…

Summer 2017

Hello, Everyone! I want to give you an update and let you know that I will be in the States through August.  I want to increase awareness of our work in Haiti and trust God to raise the funds that we need.  How can you possibly help?  It would be greatly appreciated if some of…

Summer 2017

Hello, Everyone! I want to give you an update and let you know that I will be in the States through August.  I want to increase awareness of our work in Haiti and trust God to raise the funds that we need.  How can you possibly help?  It would be greatly appreciated if some of…

Haiti – June 2017

On June 12, 2012 I emailed the following italicized words to a group of people who were prayerfully supporting our team on a mission trip to Haiti:  “Last night was hard… yet beautiful… we all prayed together before leaving ZANFAN LAKAY (many trying, unsuccessfully to hold back the tears)… knowing that God has brought us together…

Canaan Kids

God has given Max Emile, also known as “Pastor,” a huge heart for the children of Canaan, just outside of Port au Prince.  Max used to live in Canaan himself and after moving to the city to find work, he purchased a piece of land there.  His vision is to build a community where the…

Merite pa mande. (Worth does not ask.)

Another hot day in our concrete jungle known as Port au Prince, Haiti was coming to an end.  The sun was beginning to set and the temperature was starting to cool.  There was a gentle breeze in the air and I walked over to the boys’ apartment…something God has granted me the privilege to do everyday.  Mackenson…