When the Church of the Redeemer in Caracol is full

When the Church of the Redeemer in Caracol is full

When the Church of the Redeemer in Caracol is full, there can be up to 300 or 400 people worshiping inside the beautiful open-air sanctuary, which is about the size of the fellowship hall in our church in America. Here is my memory of a Sunday service from one of...

Thanks & Giving

Thanks & Giving

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.”  Acts 20:35 Dear Strong Tower Haiti Friends, In the spirit of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and on behalf of the Strong Tower Haiti Board, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You!” to you, our Champions, for your...

22 Bible Verses about God’s Heart for the Orphan

22 Bible Verses about God’s Heart for the Orphan

All throughout Scripture, God reveals His heart for the fatherless to experience love and care from His people. Once, we were spiritual orphans, and now, through Jesus, “the Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.” Romans 8:16 Praise the...

The Lamb’s Gate

The Lamb’s Gate

As I lay awake thinking about the day’s events, remembering my God sightings, and anxiously awaiting the next morning’s beginning, I felt compelled to write how I viewed this VBS mission as a whole. I was inspired by the faith, laughter, and love of my fellow team...

Abundant Blessings

Abundant Blessings

March 2018 was my first trip to Haiti and I was struck by the… third-world-ness of Cap Haitien and Caracol. I thoroughly enjoyed playing with the girls, which was the highlight of my time there. This time around, we didn’t have quite as much time to play, but I...

Looking Out the Window

Looking Out the Window

When you travel, do you ever look out the window in awe of the majesty of the Creator and His creation? Whether we go by plane, train, or automobile…or by foot; whether we travel the ends of the earth or take a step outside our home, time spent considering His...

Small Hands, Big Impact

Small Hands, Big Impact

Small Hands, Big Impact March 2018 was my first trip to Haiti.  As a matter of fact, it was my first trip out of the country (not counting a couple of day trips to Canada, which is literally visiting one town over).  I was a member of the construction team which was...

When Are We Building A Boy’s Home?

When Are We Building A Boy’s Home?

“When Are We Building a Boy’s Home?”  and Moving Forward in Caring for Orphans   Learn to do right! Seek justice,    encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless,   plead the case of the widow.                                        Isaiah 1:17...