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May 23, 2017

Seeing the Kids

Seeing the Kids

First of all, the kids are doing great. I arrived in Port Au Prince a little before 2 and then got to our house around 4:15 yesterday just in time to eat a little dinner and then pick up the kids to go play at Hope Rising. It was so good to see them and […]

January 12, 2017

Leaving Tomorrow

Leaving Tomorrow

Tomorrow is coming much more quickly than we anticipated. I know that sentence does not make a lot of sense, but stay with me for a little while and you will understand what I mean. We will be leaving from Haiti at 12:51 and arriving in Jacksonville at 6:51 tomorrow evening after having been in […]

January 11, 2017

They’re Just Kids

They're Just Kids

One of the most difficult things about running a ministry that both takes care of children and relies on fundraising is that it can be easy to forget that our kids are just that…Kids. They are not a project, they are not a charity, and they are not supposed to be perfect…They are supposed to […]

January 8, 2017

2 Recent Theological Discussions

2 Recent Theological Discussions

Today is our big Christmas Party for our kids and staff, and it is going to be our biggest Christmas party yet. We are expecting between 70-90 people, we have hired someone who is bringing speakers that are way to big for the space, and there is going to be a lot of food. Our […]

December 14, 2016

Helping the Most People

Helping the Most People

I know I said I would write the next blog about our 2 big annual fundraisers, but I saw a slogan on the sign of a national charity and I had to get my thoughts about it down on paper.  I am not sure if it was just a Christmas slogan or if it is […]

November 28, 2016

A Good Friday Guilt Trip

A Good Friday Guilt Trip

All of us, at one time or another, have tried to make others feel guilty about something in order to change their behavior in some way.  It happens all of the time from things such as telling your husband, “I guess I will take the trash out” to something like a child telling their parents […]

November 9, 2016

National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month

There are a few blogs that we have been thinking about writing over the past few weeks, but I wanted to take some time today to focus on the month of November in the world of adoption and orphan care.  In 1984 President Reagan proclaimed one week in November National Adoption week, President Clinton extended […]

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