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FAMILY MISSION TRIP: JUNE 2016, DAY 2

Thankful for Neighbors, Connections… After chores and breakfast, we read the story of the Good Samaritan to send us on our journey. We discussed the amazing reality of Jesus choosing the most hated and undesirable person of the day (a Samaritan) to be the hero. We...

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FAMILY MISSION TRIP: JUNE 2016, DAY 1

Thankful for God’s Family… On Sunday night, we swam through our own parking lot to load vans with supplies and kids. Remember when the heavens opened up, the crazy lightning and thunder around 4pm in Keller? Well, that was our scheduled departure time. Eventually, we...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 6

We rose today to begin our last working day in Mellier. Today will pretty much mirror yesterday with the task of filtering our own water and moving the generator from the schoolhouse to outside early in the morning. Another great meal served by the kitchen staff. I’m...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 5

In the US, we wake up to alarm clocks. This week in Haiti, we woke up to cows mooing and soft crowing of roosters while a gentle breeze blew in from the open windows. Our group enjoyed an abundant breakfast that our American dollars have paid for, but many of the...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 4

I think we started the day with breakfast around 7:30am. We’re encouraged to be “flexible” since we’re operating on “island time” so I don’t even wear my watch. Breakfast was boiled-egg halves, spaghetti and sauce, papaya, mango, banana, corn flakes and milk, and of...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 3

We woke at 6:30 AM to the diesel generator outside our beds and the faint sound of roosters.  Breakfast was served at 7:30 by Claudie.  She served us delightful omelettes with spam (I was told that it was regular ham), bananas, papayas and mango (all of which hang on...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 2

We are in Mellier! As we arrive and begin to unpack, some of us begin to see familiar faces: Babo, MacArthur, Claudie, Anani, Richard…while some of our team members are meeting new friends for the first time. It doesn’t take long for the children to show up and we...

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HAITI: OCTOBER 2015, DAY 1

Our mission team left out of DFW this morning on their way to Haiti. They will fly in to Port-Au-Prince this afternoon before heading on to Mellier first thing tomorrow morning. The team will be delivering more water filters as a part of our ongoing goal of providing...

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