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October 19, 2016

LaGrange Fundraiser

LaGrange Fundraiser

The main point of this blog…Come to the LaGrange Fundraiser this coming Sunday night at 5:00pm at FBC LaGrange! With everything that is been going on lately (my trip to Haitian court, Hurricane Matthew, etc.) some of our fundraising initiatives while we are home were pushed to the back burner for a while. ┬áNow that […]

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 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 […]

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: When it Hit

Hurricane Matthew:  When it Hit

I woke up Tuesday morning at around 5:00 for a few different reasons. Of course I was nervous about the upcoming weather but I also had 35 other people (some of whom were strangers to me) staying with me and our kids were right outside our door. It almost seems like their number one goal, […]

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Waiting for Landfall

Hurricane Matthew:  Waiting for Landfall

After Jess and Sophie left for the states on Sunday, it was time to prepare for Hurricane Matthew. Beginning Sunday, I tried to convince our employees that a huge category 4 hurricane was about to hit Haiti and that it was very important that they find shelter and a place to stay. I told each […]

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