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May 11, 2017

More Flooding in Haiti

More Flooding in Haiti

If you live in the Southeastern United States, and specifically South Georgia or North Florida, then you have probably seen a lot about the huge 140,000-acre fire that has been tearing through the area. Conditions are dry and local agencies are on high alert for the possibility of other forest fires in the area. One […]

October 28, 2016

Being in America

Being in America

First of all, we just had an amazing couple of days of fundraising in LaGrange and we will be updating you and writing a blog about that soon. We have wonderful supporters in LaGrange and it was great getting to see everyone and updating everyone on what has been going on at All Things New […]

October 13, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Where was GOD?

Hurricane Matthew:  Where was GOD?

Over the past week or so I have talked about how blessed we were through the devastation of Hurricane Matthew, and we (my family, our kids, and All Things New) absolutely were blessed. The problem is that there are whole cities in Haiti where people who were struggling to feed their families and send their […]

October 12, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Disaster Relief Explained

Hurricane Matthew:  Disaster Relief Explained

I want to write a follow-up blog to the one I wrote about emergency aid and disaster relief. Emergency aid is absolutely necessary and it is the first step, but the process to go from emergency aid to relief to rebuilding to normalcy is a long and difficult road. I also want to clarify some […]

October 11, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: All Things New’s Response

Hurricane Matthew:  All Things New's Response

Just so you know, there will still be at least 2 more blogs about the hurricane and its affect on this nation. The truth is that it was one of those defining events and we here on the ground are still trying to process everything that happened. I have mentioned before that blogging actually helps […]

October 8, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: The Aftermath

Hurricane Matthew:  The Aftermath

We made it through the storm on Tuesday and I still had not really left the house. I tried to go down to the kids’ house at one point right after the winds subsided but a tree was blocking the road and when I got out to walk around it we had about 2-3 feet […]

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 […]

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