Haiti Recap

Beautiful. Joyful. Broken.   There are so many words to describe the experience I had in Haiti. The people are beautiful, joyful, loving.  They dance, they sing, they play. The island is beautiful, tropical, incredible.  Mountains, valleys, beaches. The people are broken, sick, malnourished. The island is broken, polluted, deforested.   I painted. I worked … More Haiti Recap


I’ve wanted to go to Haiti since the Earthquake, but for various reasons I’ve been unable to do so. A few weeks ago I was approached by a friend who was leading a trip and as we got to talking it was clear that it was time! God has been preparing the way for this … More Haiti

Take Heart

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since … More Take Heart

Failure of Nerve

On Leadership: ‘A major difficulty in sustaining one’s mission is that others who start out with the same enthusiasm will come to lose their nerve. Mutiny and sabotage come not from enemies who opposed the initial idea, but rather from colleagues whose will was sapped by unexpected hardships along the way.’ – Edwin Friedman in … More Failure of Nerve