Photo from left to right: Joe Lo, Dan, Dr. Joe, Kristen, Amy, Jacqueline, Jake.
On the bottom: Christa and Michelle. These two lovely ladies were not part of our team, but are from Reality LA and are currently interns at Child Hope.
We had an amazing trip to Haiti! Here’s a quick overview of some … Read more
Oh, Haiti; always an adventure and never a dull moment. Every time I come to this beautiful country, the Lord teaches me something new. If you’ve been reading our team members’ blog entries, you’ve seen that we have all learned many lessons. As I read Jake’s blog last night before posting it, I thought it … Read more
Today was the big day of the Christmas pageant! It was also probably the longest day of our trip; I can barely keep my eyes open as I write this. All week we’ve practiced with the kids to make sure they know their parts and tonight it all paid off. They did so well! It … Read more
How does one convey the sights and sounds of a foreign place through written words? Let me try my best to give you a sense of our time in Haiti through the following.
This afternoon was the first of two major Christmas celebrations put on by Child Hope, the mission organization that is partnered with … Read more
Today commenced as usual with Jake’s alarming call directed at those still sleeping. Waking up this morning was not as difficult as our first morning in Haiti. It seems we have finally acclimated to the time difference as well as Jake’s method of getting us out of the beds we cling to so tightly at 7 … Read more
Praise God! Today was a very productive day. The girls made some props for the pageant and organized the transitional house; the boys finished laying concrete at the boys’ home. We were blessed to minister again to the children in the feeding program. It’s so heartbreaking to see the level of poverty in this place, yet … Read more
Our team started out the morning of our third day in Haiti with a time of prayer. After, we all headed off to finish a few more items on the to-do list that we’ve been working on during our ten days here. The guys headed for the boys’ home to fill ditches. I love that … Read more
Last night I read Matthew 9. At the end of the chapter, in verse 36, I saw the heart of Christ being revealed – “But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.” This is Christ: broken … Read more
Today was our first full day in Haiti! Our trip here went smoothly and, despite exhaustion, the team was ready to start serving Saturday morning. There are seven people on our team: Dr. Joe, Amy, Kristen, Joe, Dan, Jake, and Jacqueline. Each night, we plan to post a blog from a different team member or … Read more