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23rd Oct

Life is Hope October 2012

Just wanted to make a quick post and say that things are going great in Haiti so far this week! The team I’m working with is amazing. They are working at the Life is Hope orphanage doing construction on the new orphanage and ministry with the kids there. You can keep up with what’s going […]

15th Oct

Children and well.. not.

So as we all know, yesterday was Sunday which means… church! The sermon was about giving your whole life to Christ. That most of the time we think the American dream = the Christian right. That for some reason, since we are Christians we deserve a “perfect” life; a well-paying job, 3 bedroom home with 3 […]

10th Oct

Feeling Overwhelmed?

You know those days where there is more on the to-do list than there is time in the day, not to mention the mental stamina to get through it all? Yeah, this week’s been one of those days. With such a tough week of loss here in our town behind us and all I have […]

03rd Oct

Gearing up for Haiti!

Coming up in a few weeks I’ll be heading back to Haiti for 10 days.  This trip will be to work on the Life is Hope property.  lifeishope.org Three teams from the USA are combining their resources to help continue the building of the outside wall on the property. We will also be doing school […]

25th Sep

Why Short Term Missions?

Sometimes, I have this thought:  why go on a short term mission trip?  As Christians, we are certainly called to have both a local and global perspective with respect to spreading the gospel, making disciples, etc… but with all the time, money, and energy required to go, are short term mission trips really a worthwhile […]

24th Sep

Bye Marlo!

My fro-haired, fantastical friend Marlo is headed back to Haiti.. just a quick post on her behalf asking for prayers! After a brief two weeks back in the States, she’s returning for the last stretch of her year commitment in Haiti. I remember when we hardly knew each other and had our first “date” on […]

18th Sep

Cave City EAST

This past Friday I had the chance to chat with Cheryl Bell’s EAST students at Cave City High School. Wow, it was an encouraging 2 hours to say the least! The students have a National Service Project through their EAST class that they are excited about getting involved in. After some introductions, explanation of who […]

14th Sep

So.. what do we do anyways?

After our presentation at Flatwoods last Sunday, it got me thinking:  while people may know that we are involved in mission work, many may not know exactly what we do.  Since the role we fill isn’t the same as a traditional missionary, this is totally understandable… So, what do we do? The main focus of […]

10th Sep
Presentation #1: check!

Presentation #1: check!

Eric and I had the privilege to speak to Flatwoods Baptist Church in Mountain View, Arkansas last night. This was our first church presentation and it was so exciting to finally be able to begin spreading the word about our new jobs and ministry with Praying Pelican. We gave a brief overview of our story, our missions […]

04th Sep

Get to know Admise (Adelene)

If you’ve been keeping up with us and our travels, you probably have heard or seen Eric and I updating on a woman named Admise (Adelene) who lives in Granbouchi, Haiti. If not, well here’s your chance to get caught up! Admise is a humble, hard working and God-fearing woman who lives in the fishing […]

27th Aug

Update from Haitian Pastors

Many of you may be wondering how the churches in Haiti we partner with have been affected by the storm. Thankfully, we have made contact with many of our pastors and friends in Haiti.  I won’t go into detail on their situations, but you can find a comprehensive list of their reports on the PPM website. […]

27th Aug

A Lesson in Haitian Geography

Why all the worry about mudslides and flooding in Haiti? It’s all about the mountains….