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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 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 […]

December 17, 2016

2 Annual Fundraisers

2 Annual Fundraisers

Over the next couple of weeks please check back often for updates on All Things New (assuming our Internet does ok in Haiti).  We plan on reviewing the past year, vision casting for the future, and just saying thank you for all of the ways that you have helped All Things New over the past […]

December 3, 2016

What is Christmas?

What is Christmas?

This year is going to be very different for us during Christmas for a bunch of reasons.  First of all, it will be Jessica’s and my first year spending Christmas away from our American families and with our Haitian family.  It will be Sophie’s 2nd Christmas, but I don’t think her first one really counted […]

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 18, 2016

How ATN Operates While We are in America

How ATN Operates While We are in America

One of the things that a lot of people ask us is how All Things New operates while we are in America. This is a very valid question especially since so many things have kept us stateside recently. We will always have fundraising responsibilities and because of that we will always spend some time in […]

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