The following journal entry takes place while completing one of the steps in our deputation process which is to attend a two week class on how to learn a new language and how to understand how that language relates to the culture.
“Sometimes, health care organizations can become sick and in need of healing, just like our patients and our communities,” says American Baptist International Ministries (IM) medical missionary Dr. Steve James.
We just returned home from Mombin Crochu, a remote town in the barren mountains of northeast Haiti.
Finally! The sturdy new van destined for Kihomi Nzunga’s use with women in Haiti has finally arrived. After many issues were resolved and thanks to much prayer, Kihomi took possession of the sturdy vehicle last Friday.
American Baptist mission in Haiti first began in 1823, and IM personnel have been serving alongside Haitian brothers and sisters continuously since 1919. IM personnel and Haitian Baptist leaders together call for prayer that God will lead Haitians into a just and peaceful resolution to the current conflicts, and the long term needs they reflect.