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December 4, 2017

The Month of December

The Month of December

I want to start this blog off by saying thank you so much to everyone who helped us make Giving Tuesday a huge success for All Things New this year.  I was hoping by now we would have learned exactly how much of the giving on that Tuesday will be matched, but we have not […]

January 9, 2017

The Christmas Party

The Christmas Party

This is the follow-up to our most recent blog about our Christmas Party. It was an absolute blast. The party went from 2:00 to about 7:00 and it was just a great celebration. I need to apologize to anyone within a ½ mile radius of the kids’ house because it was really loud, but that […]

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 27, 2016

Christmas in Haiti

Christmas in Haiti

We spent our first Christmas in Haiti this year and it was a lot of fun. It was a lot different than what we are used to, but it was a lot of fun. It was also the first Christmas that Jess was away from her family and it will be my first birthday (Dec. […]

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 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 […]

December 11, 2014

Christmas in America After 21 years in Haiti

Christmas in America After 21 years in Haiti

I have never been in Haiti for Christmas, but I think about it a lot while we are here.  I think about what our kids are probably doing compared to what we are doing.  I think about what our American friends are doing in Haiti while we are here.  I also think about our Haitian […]