Kicking the Butt and Taking the Names

Kicking the Butt and Taking the Names

Jean Rene sitting on the Twa-Moto Sitting on a blue, Hadjin motorcycle, I ask Jean Rene, “Jene Rene, what are we going to do today?” In a thick, heavy Haitian accent, Jean Rene answers back, “We are kicking the butt… and taking the names!” I bust out laughing, as Jean...
Kingdom Talents

Kingdom Talents

Dean (L) and Paula (R) visiting a family In Matthew 25:14-30, Jesus tells the parable of the talents. This is a great story and typically focuses on the one steward who did not multiply the money, but rather returned only what he was given. I don’t want to focus on...
The Lion King of Sylvain

The Lion King of Sylvain

Kalou and his family at their home One of my favorite movies of all-time is The Lion King. Released in 1994, I was a high school freshman and even though it was an animated movie, I still was drawn to the film. One of the characters in the movie is Simba, the cub of...
No Longer Slaves

No Longer Slaves

Jonathan David and Melissa Helser. Photo courtesy www.chathamchurch.org Within every great story, there is a moment when the hero has an opportunity to fold, to lay down the sword, and give up. Typically, they’ve gone through some great struggle and they have a choice...
Confirmations

Confirmations

JeanJean and Kristie with their children (L-R) Kerri and Tana, 2008 In 2007, Many Hands was a seed about to be planted in Haiti. Over the years, I’ve been taught by Keith Korver on how to discern the Holy Spirit, as opposed to discerning your own will. The crux of the...
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