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Bringing Play. Building Hope.

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Haiti Ministry, School | 0 comments

Bringing Play. Building Hope.

It may seem unlikely that a playground can help children in poverty-stricken areas encounter Jesus, but for 25+ years, the folks at Kids Around the World have seen the proof that it’s so.

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Faith Adventure Is Postponed

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Faith Adventures, Happening Locally, Ministry Partners | 0 comments

Faith Adventure Is Postponed

With roads blocked across the county as a result of political protests, Sam called to say he can’t get our group from Port-au-Prince to Torbeck. As a result, we’ve had to postpone a faith adventure for the very first time.

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Civil Unrest Brings Haiti to a Stand Still

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Community of Southern Haiti, Haiti News & History, Happening in Haiti | 0 comments

Civil Unrest Brings Haiti to a Stand Still

Perhaps you’ve heard about the protests crippling Haiti for the past week. Thousands of Haitians in every major city (and many small towns as well) are voicing their frustration over inflation, unemployment, corruption, and the government’s inability to respond to their basic needs. They have vowed to demonstrate and disrupt transportation and commerce until President Jovenel Moise resigns.   Regrettably, it’s not until the situation on the ground reaches this type of boiling point that most of us here in the United States hear...

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MCS Students Go All Out to Support Teachers’ Trip to Haiti

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Faith Adventures, Haiti Ministry, Ministry Partners | 0 comments

MCS Students Go All Out to Support Teachers’ Trip to Haiti

What happens when a Christian school community becomes passionate about supporting a cause? They go all in, encouraging students to lead the way! On February 15th, a team of teachers from Mariners Christian School (MCS) will be traveling to Haiti where they’ll spend the week with Pastor Samuel Metelus of the Glory Glory Center in Torbeck. Pastor Sam and his ministry team are in the process of building a premiere private school that will educate more than 1,000 students in the area just south of Les Cayes. During their week together, the MCS...

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An Olive Press Destined for Mexico Makes Dreams Come True in Haiti

Posted by on Jan 15, 2019 in Financial Sustainability, Haiti Ministry, School | 0 comments

An Olive Press Destined for Mexico Makes Dreams Come True in Haiti

  God has a plan. All in God’s time. God doesn’t waste anything. In my heart, I know these things are true. Yet, sometimes, I struggle to believe them. Sometimes it seems like what must be God’s plan stalls, and I begin to wonder whether it’s really His plan at all. That’s why I love stories that illustrate the above truths…like the story below. Read on to see how a disappointment in Mexico seven years ago will contribute to forever changing the lives of thousands of children in Haiti.   Following their...

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Haitian Novelists Reveal the Nuances of Haitian Culture and History

Posted by on Jan 2, 2019 in Haiti News & History, Happening in Haiti | 0 comments

Haitian Novelists Reveal the Nuances of Haitian Culture and History

Since I’m always trying to learn more about the Haitian people and their culture (so as to better understand the community in which we do ministry), I often search out new sources of information. Recently, I came across a blog post written by James Ellsmoor, a contributor to Forbes. In it, he recommended 8 Haitian novels which shed light on Haitian culture, as understood by Haiti’s own native authors. Fortunately for me (and you!), these novels have been translated from their original language into English for all English-speakers...

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