Hey friends! As many of you know, we have been super busy these last few months… from leading mission teams in Haiti to training meetings in Minnesota, it seems like we are only home long enough to pack our suitcase for the next adventure. Just so we are all on the same page, I thought […]
Learning a language is a challenge that most folks quickly dismiss, thinking that they aren’t smart enough or that they don’t have the time necessary to make the progress needed to become fluent. The fact is, learning a language, while incredibly challenging, doesn’t have to be the daunting task that most of us make it […]
When the house mothers danced their way into the middle of our circle and led us in worship, we danced until we couldn’t any longer. In sweet unity we breathed in the fullness of Christ and grasped tightly to the moment, so full of life.
He tells me, “your skin is not like mine. It is white, mine is black. But we are the same. You cut me? I bleed red. I cut you? You bleed the same.
Flying over the beautiful Haitian mountains, as the plane ascended, all I could think of was, “When will God call me back? This place has taken a little bit of my heart and it kinda feels like my heart is breaking up with someone.”
His heart and eyes and dreams are so colorful, so beautiful and big. My heart aches for his future. I plant a firm kiss on his blistering hot and sweaty forehead and whisper prayers of provision over his life.
“What’s it like to come out on the other end of culture shock? (Does it ever end?)” Culture shock is different for each person. But what is it like coming out of the other end? What an excellent question. Culture shock is a natural response of any human after spending an extended period of time […]
Working in Haiti, you hear the same questions time and time again… Though I hear these questions often, I don’t grow tired of answering them. These are questions I asked myself when I first started working in Haiti. Before traveling there in March 2012, I was like so many other people in that most of […]
Did you know that the month of November is Orphan Awareness Month? Like every year, we love to use this month to step back and see how we as a couple are contributing to the orphan aide across the world. Living in the age of computers and technology, it’s super easy to support a child […]
Haley is one of those girls who you know God is going to use to do something big in this world. Her heart for Haiti, the kids at Life is Hope and for Christ is in a word, contagious. Her laughter and humorous spirit breathe joy into the little moments of life when you are […]