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Gertrude – A Mother’s Testamony

A life devoted to Christ does not mean a life without difficulty. God’s delivering power had built the foundation of faith on which Gertrude would stand in the trials to come.

LCH – Experiencing Love

“When we first arrived at the deaf school, they taught us some sign language to help communicate with the kids except their smiles and laughter made it really easy to play with them. “

Oostdyk Family – Glimpse of Heaven

“It was a glimpse of what it will be like in heaven. Revelation 7:9 says that there will be ‘a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb.’ “

The Purpose of a Nation

Summer is still here (as always in Haiti!) and life marches on. Have the last few months flown by as quickly for you as they have for me? At one point, Many Hands had seven short-term mission teams in seven weeks. They came giving their time and resources to the...

Pella Team – His Timing

“We were all in awe as we were able to see how truly incredible God’s timing is…Most of the mothers in the room where almost in tears “

Elince – 5050 Transformation Story

God has transformed Elince’s life, his family, and his marriage. Elince says God pulled him and his family from a bad road. “We’re not going back there. We can only go forward.”

Celebrate Church – Sabbath

“Once we cleaned up dinner, the local kids showed up ready to play soccer. We were able to bond with the other groups and spend some time playing games.”

Celebrate Church – Our Prayer

“My prayer is that God would use me to love and bless others this week, in whatever way He sees fit. I know it may push me to serve in ways I’m not used to, but I’m excited to grow for Him. “

Five Forks Baptist – Great is Thy Faithfulness

“Little did we know that throughout the day, we would be surrounded by the faithfulness, new mercies, and many provisions from God’s hands. Just as Jesus had compassion for us unto death, our challenge for the day was to show compassion to those we came in contact with.”

Mt. Olivet Church – Real Love

“Our love for Haiti is real. Our hearts are broken for those in need. And while we leave with sadness, we will forever keep our friends lifted up in prayer.”

Mt. Olivet Church – Questions

“To them, to work is to survive and to survive is to work. Although there is competition within the workplace, people want to see their fellow Haitians make it too. They always seem to be willing to help others out.”

Market Rewards – Let God Choose

“After talking with Pastor Francois…I found a linen dresser scarf with a man embroidered on it above the word “Haiti”. I thought it would be the perfect reminder of our time with Pastor Francois, and his advice to the young sisters on our team.”

Market Rewards – Economy Boost

“All three shops are empowering Haitian families, giving them the skills and resources to support themselves and their families. The stories behind the origins of each shop were inspiring, and we “boosted the economy” a bit by doing a little shopping!”

Market Rewards – Be Still

“At the end of the day, we always end with devotions…Even though we can hear God’s voice while we’re out serving for His glory, we still need to take a step back once in a while and just be still. “

Market Rewards – VBS Offering

“We see God’s beauty in this country, and we see His light shining in the Haitians’ eyes. We pray that the Haitians see His mercy and grace in our acts of kindness. And we pray that we come to understand what it really means to be His hands and feet, and know that we are all His children.”