Haiti Education Project

A student at the TLC Barefoot School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, works on classroom assignments.  Texas Baptists have partnered with Siloe Baptist School in Grande-Guave, seeking sponsors to send impoverished Haitian children to a Christian school for $15 a month.Haiti was a country in turmoil before the earthquake that rocked Haiti almost a year. Education plays … Continue reading Haiti Education Project

Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Reflecting on my theme for 2010: Make a Difference, I thought of  While it is in the format of a Top 10 list the items are really in any order. #10: Send a message of Hope to the children at Florida Baptist Children's Homes.  #9: Through Heifer International you can give  a meaningful gift to … Continue reading Another 10 List: Gifts that Make a Difference

Operation Christmas Child 2010

One tradition the Big Guy and I look forward each year is packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.  Operation Christmas Child is a project of Franklin Graham's organization Samaritan's Purse that seeks to provide the neediest children with a simple gift. For many this may be the only gift they have ever received. How … Continue reading Operation Christmas Child 2010

A Town That Makes A Difference

Like many of the towns on US-281 in central Texas Morgan Mill is just another small town that is easy to miss. However the recent actions of the residents of Morgan Mill are getting media attention. The town has rallied around one of its residents Brandi Todd who was the victim of a random act … Continue reading A Town That Makes A Difference

Update on Ronel & Ernest

Ernest and Ronel along with others waiting to get out of Haiti are still stuck in the U.S. Embassy. Earlier today they were told my officials in the U.S. embassy it they got a flight they could leave the country.  Well, Ernest got a flight and it seems that the officials in the U.S. embassy … Continue reading Update on Ronel & Ernest

Help Ronel Come Home

Note: For live updates check out Ernest Parker's Twitter. I am re-posting this from Aaron Ivey's blog. The Ivey's were in the process of adopting from Haiti when the earthquake hit. Their son Amos was one of the children with Humanitarian parole who came home last Saturday on a military flight. 27 children from the … Continue reading Help Ronel Come Home