2019 April Newsletter
Well, it has been a very turbulent last few months for Joy and I secondary to the violence, protests, and political unrest in Haiti. I am sure that many of you are aware of the recent events, but for those of you who aren’t, allow me to inform you. The Haitian people feel that their President is not doing his job and are demanding that he leave office. Accusations of corruption, misuse of money, and a flagrant disregard for the people he made a promise to serve, have plagued the Haitian President for the last two years, but in recent months very real problems have materialized. The response has been an overt and understandable anger amongst the Haitian population.
2018 December Newsletter
We have great news from the outskirts of Jacmel— our new church has finally opened! Construction, as most things in Haiti, took a lot longer to complete then originally projected, but God’s timing is perfect and the church opened its doors on Sunday September 23rd! I also wanted to highlight pastor Denervil Abony, an inspirational man of God who God placed in our organization the very first year we were in Haiti.
2018 July Newsletter
The new church that is being constructed in Deba’s community in Jacmel is near completion as the foundation, floor, walls, roof, doors, and windows are all in place. The construction crew, made up almost solely of local members of this body of Christ, are currently smoothing the walls and finishing the bathroom and small office behind the church.
2018 April Newsletter
The ministry is going very well! God continues to pour His Holy Spirit into the hearts of new Haitian believers that have surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ. The greatest example of this, that we are currently experiencing, is occurring in Deba’s former vodou camp. I have shared Deba’s story in past newsletters, so I won’t expound again, but for those of you who don’t know, Deba was a vodou priestess who was married to a demon when I met her. She had a radical response to the gospel that resulted in her burning all her vodou materials and giving me her ‘marriage’ ring to destroy.
2018 January Newsletter
Joy and I hope that you all had a blessed Christmas and New Year and were able to spend special time with your families and brothers and sisters in Christ. It is hard to believe that yet another year has come and gone. The fleeting time reminds me of the brevity of our earthly existence and the very short time we have been given to glorify God’s name with our lives. Our ephemeral existence, rather than frustrate and depress us, should serve to heighten our awareness of the colossal job found in the great commission that our Savior has so graciously assigned to us. The immensity of this work demands a sense of urgency that should be possessed by every Christian who desires to display efficacy in God’s Kingdom expanding work on this earth.
2017 Winter Newsletter
Joy and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who so generously responded to the Haitian needs that we made known to you a few months ago. Your love for the people of Haiti and willingness to help them in their time of profound struggle greatly encourages Joy and I. We felt so blessed to be supported and surrounded by such dedicated and dependable brothers and sisters in Christ! You all enable this ministry to continue functioning in a complete and efficient way. Thank You for your ongoing faithfulness to God’s Kingdom expanding work in Haiti!
2017 Summer Newsletter
Many of you have expressed interest in knowing what’s occurring in Haiti with individuals, families and communities, so I thought that I would start highlighting various stories that fall within these categories. This update will relate the story of Juliet, who many of you have had the pleasure of meeting on short term mission trips. Juliet’s story is an inspiring one as it contains evidence of what persistence, hard work, and faith can accomplish even in difficult of situations.
2017 Spring Newsletter
Greetings from Haiti! I want to apologize for not having communicated with all of you for the past few months. The combination of health issues (that are greatly improving – thank you for your prayers!), a mountain of work (literally!), and continual trials have made it somewhat difficult to get a newsletter out. We just finished hosting three mission teams and there is a small hiatus before the next team arrives, so I took a day to write to you all and provide you with the details of the unbelievable miracles of salvation that we are witnessing! This newsletter’s length would be excessive if I wrote all that is occurring right now in the ministry, thus I ask you to never assume that a late newsletter correlates with a lack of activity in the ministry. I want to briefly highlight 5 individuals whom I feel will inspire you with their stories.
2016 Fall Newsletter
We have been led by the Holy Spirit to direct a strategic attack against the powers of darkness in SudEst – the state in which we reside. After teaching and doing an in-depth study on the power of prayer with our Tuesday night Intensive Discipleship Training class, Malcolm was led by the Holy Spirit to have all 20+ students pray together, on their knees, that the power of each of the priest/priestesses in their neighborhood/village would be pulled down to the glory of God!