Over the past couple of years I’ve visited Good Shepherd Orphanage several times. And at each visit, usually as I helped show teams of youth workers around her compound, Sister Mona has told groups about her annual Christmas party. The party is simple… they invite every kid in the neighborhood who wants to come, to […]
The cool moist Pacific air greeted me. I sent a text to Kristen, who was waiting in the cell phone lot. “I’m outside.” Three minutes prior I walked off my Southwest flight from Chicago, the last leg of my return flight from Port au Prince. A few minutes later and I saw her pull up […]
I’ll be sharing some stories and reflections on the 2014 Haiti Vision Trip with Praying Pelican Missions over the next week or so. But for now I wanted to share some of my favorite pictures. (Hover over the images to see captions, RSS readers, visit the site to see missing captions)
In the morning I leave for a less-than-routine trip to Haiti. I say “less-than-routine” because while it’s easy for me to get comfortable traveling to Haiti, it’s just one of those places I don’t want to ever get routine.
It’s been four years since the world awoke to the reality of the January 12, 2010 earthquake that devastated the Port-au-Prince area. Millions were displaced. Nearly every home was damaged. Over 100,000 lost their lives. The Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, imploded.