Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

Haiti Summit seeks better approaches to aid, ministry

By Laura-Jean Watson Three years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, a grim situation festers there as Haitian and American church leaders work to rethink how and why help is exchanged. Dr. Jean Dorlus, speaking at a recent Haiti Summit organized by ReachGlobal Crisis Response, described a foreign-aid process that he said prevents Haiti from achieving much [...]

1,000 Words: Finding New Horizons in Haiti

1,000 Words: Finding New Horizons in Haiti

Kayla Spellman, daughter of ReachGlobal missionaries Steve and Liz Spellman, helps a group of Haitian children pick out coloring book pages to color at New Horizon Orphanage, a ReachGlobal partner ministry. The visit to Haiti was the first for Kayla, whose health problems had for years prevented her from fulfilling her dream of doing ministry [...]

Training Pastors in Haiti

Training Pastors in Haiti

For the first time that day, Don Smith, a retired EFCA pastor, was met with silence from the young Haitian pastors and leaders he was teaching. “I asked them, ‘Why do you think Jesus taught in parables?’” Don says. “They didn’t offer any answers. It was quiet. I didn’t understand their silence. Then I asked, [...]

Video: Latin America: “Ministry at Street Level”

Video: Latin America: “Ministry at Street Level”

What's your perspective on the Latin world? It may depend on how close you are to it. ReachGlobal Latin America/Caribbean has the privilege to work on the street level -- to see the vibrance, beauty and hope as well as the great needs. We have the opportunity to show the love of Jesus to the Latin and [...]

Video: Haiti: ‘Beauty from Ashes’

Video: Haiti: ‘Beauty from Ashes’

Within days of the earthquake in January 2010, God called ReachGlobal Latin America and TouchGlobal (the crisis response arm of the EFCA) to Haiti. The initial crisis may be over, but we remain in Haiti because of the overwhelming spiritual, physical and relational needs. Find out more about our growing ministry in Haiti and accept the call: Pray. Give. Serve. Having trouble [...]