One of the coolest parts of our trip was seeing Compassion International at work in the country of Haiti. They have a ton of projects in Haiti, but we only had time to visit three of them. Days two through four were spent doing just that. Along the way, we learned that almost thirty years ago, Compassion moved … Continue reading Connecting with People: Compassion in Haiti – Part 3
It is hard to believe that a month ago, today, we were stepping off the airplane into a country that has been on my heart for many years. When I was a young boy, I remember meeting some missionaries from Haiti at church. I don't remember much about their presentation or what exactly they were … Continue reading Meeting our Child: Compassion in Haiti – Part 2
Just two weeks ago, my wife and I returned from a life-changing sponsor-tour trip to Haiti with Compassion International. Due to the nature of this trip, I'll be sharing my thoughts over a series of blog posts, instead of putting it all in one gigantic post. In this first one, I wanted to share what … Continue reading One Amazing Week: Compassion in Haiti – Part 1
It is hard to believe that our trip to Haiti is almost here. It seems like it was just the other day when we were praying and deciding if we should do this, and now we are putting the final touches on our trip. This past weekend, we spent some shopping for gifts. We got … Continue reading Haiti, Here We Come!
A lot of people have been asking what our itinerary will be like when we are in Haiti with Compassion International, visiting our sponsored child. Much of our trip will consist of checking our Compassion's ministry firsthand, serving alongside them at their facilities, and seeing our little girl. For a bit more information, here is … Continue reading What We’re Doing in Haiti
Over the past five years, my wife and I have been sponsoring a little girl from Haiti through Compassion International. In fact, I began sponsoring her in 2002, before we were married. At the time, she was four years old. This year, she will turn 15. It has been amazing to see her grow up … Continue reading Please Pray for Our Trip to Haiti
Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you have probably heard of the horrible earthquake that recently hit the island country of Haiti. It has been on the news everywhere, there are tons of people going to help, and even our President has promised financial support from the USA. So many people died … Continue reading Praying for Haiti