Redemption Song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zLExijx22Q& Good Friday reminds me of this song and this moment for two reasons. May we sing songs of freedom this weekend. Jesus came to set captives free. May we celebrate and remember as ones freed from bondage. As we celebrate Easter this weekend, let’s remember that Jesus didn’t die just to redeem you. He…… Continue reading Redemption Song

What have you done for me lately?

A year ago the earth shook and the world changed. Billions were given. Tens of thousands have gone to help. Yet not much has changed. The poor suffered. The rich got richer. More people died needlessly. The UN has effectively lied, spending money studying and asking questions while accomplishing little. And America sleeps in their comfy beds tonight feeling like they did…… Continue reading What have you done for me lately?

My favorite pictures of 2010

I have thousands of pictures from 2010. Work events, family life, our garden, and two mission trips. But both of my favorite pictures of the year came from the same day in the same location. The Sons of God Orphanage in Carrefour, Haiti. The first picture is of Kristen. She’s with a little boy who…… Continue reading My favorite pictures of 2010

Go to Haiti this December

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzSgL2uOf5g As the video says, I’m looking to gauge the interest of a trip to Haiti this December 27th or 28th, 2010 – January 1st or 2nd, 2011. I’m specifically interested in leading a team of church/youth/college leaders who are exploring the possibility of a trip in 2011 or 2012. (Yes, this would be my…… Continue reading Go to Haiti this December

Help Haiti: Education

This is Pastor Wilnord. We got to know Wilnard and his ministry while in Carrefour last month. If you are interested in helping fund the school in Wilnard’s church or perhaps your church (Or a group of Christian educators, or any combination) is interested in adopting this school to help pay the teachers, provide uniforms…… Continue reading Help Haiti: Education

Piggy Banks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWiAnsTcdf4 Jeffrey and Joel were visiting with the people of a tent city in the town of Carrefour, Haiti when they heard periodic banging. Used to the sound of big diesel engines and definitely used to the sound of kids laughing and playing games, metal on metal banging was distinctive pang and piqued their curiosity.…… Continue reading Piggy Banks