Montego Bay has been under a State of Emergency because of the high levels of violence. The tourist areas are all sealed off, but in the communities where ordinary people live, just staying alive can be a challenge.
Rev. Bill Huegel shares his reflections about a recent short-term mission he made to Les Cayes (Haiti). A familiar country he has traveled to many times, but yet always ready to be transformed and enriched by all who minister along side him.
Mylinda is a pastoral artist and trainer. Serving as a global consultant for Training Through Restorative Arts, she partners with IM colleagues, national church leadership and social change organizations to seek justice, healing and transformation through restorative art and creative expression.
Peter serves local pastors and seminary students, seeking to provide a safe and nurturing environment for them, their families and others pursuing a call to ministry. He will also extend his ministry into Cuba. Sarah, a former French teacher, is developing her role as an educator. Peter and Sarah’s hope is that, through their ministries, hearts and minds will be changed and people will grow into the image of Christ.
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”(Romans 12:2) A team of short-term volunteers is being transformed in Honduras.
Joyce and David offer retreats at which pastors and leaders can find rest, renewal and resources for self-care. They develop curriculums for spiritual formation courses to be taught in theological schools. They also mentor young people who sense a call to ministry.