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December 21, 2016

5 Travel Day Observations with Sophie

5 Travel Day Observations with Sophie

As you probably already know, we traveled back to Haiti this past Monday, and the day went off without a hitch. From check-in (which was the easiest it has ever been taking 6 huge bags down with us), to a 45 minute layover to picking up all 6 of our bags in Port, to the […]

November 3, 2016

The Most Difficult Aspect of Faith

The Most Difficult Aspect of Faith

I will be preaching in an American church for the first time in a quite a while on November 13 (which is also Orphan Sunday) and I wanted to share some thoughts that I have been having about this sermon.  I am not sure if this is the direction I will go because I have […]

October 7, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: It’s Coming to Jacksonville

Hurricane Matthew: It's Coming to Jacksonville

This is another call to prayer as Hurricane Matthew prepares to bring its destruction to the east coast of Florida including Jacksonville. As you probably know, I sent Jess and Sophie home prior to the storm making landfall in Haiti to make sure Sophie was safe but now Matthew will be in Jacksonville (where our […]

September 30, 2016

My Day in Haitian Court

My Day in Haitian Court

As you probably know, I had my court appointment with Rosie (Audancin’s wife) today at 10:00 am and I wanted to update everyone about what went on with the judge. First of all, thank you for praying for us. I know it seems like a really simple thing and it should be cut and dry, […]

September 27, 2016

Rain in Haiti

Rain in Haiti

Have you ever taken the time to really sit and think about how rain changes things? I remember, when I was little, the worst possible thing that could happen in the summer was rain. If it ever rained, everything was ruined. Chances were, on any given day, we were either going to the pool, going […]

September 22, 2016

10 Ways Americans are Treated in Haiti

10 Ways Americans are Treated in Haiti

I am writing this blog with a very general topic but it will actually be very specific because I cannot truly speak for all Americans who live here in Haiti, only for myself.  I do, however, believe that at least a few of these will probably resonate for every American who has spent an extended […]

September 15, 2016

Raising Teenagers

Raising Teenagers

Today I’m going to talk about some of the unique challenges of raising 12 teenagers together. In writing this blog, I am not going to give any pointers, I do not consider myself an expert by any stretch of the imagination, and the real truth is that I have never attempted to raise teenagers in […]

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