Tag Archives: Missions

2013 Year in Review

I know we have been offline for the year, but that is not because we have been without work! In the coming weeks, we are looking to update the website more, including a little facelift. In the meantime, I thought … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Mission: Short-Term Mission with Long-Term Commitment

We are closing out the short series on our philosophy of mission with short-term missions. Unfortunately, too often short-term mission trips can focus more on the missionaries than the mission, more on what happens in the short-term than what God … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Mission: Equipping, Not Entitlement

Continuing in our series on our Philosophy of Mission, we are acutely aware of the kind of helping that hurts. One of the greatest challenges we have faced in Haiti in the cross-cultural divide has to do with money, and … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Mission: Indigenous Leadership

How does The Haiti Collective work in Haiti? What is our approach to mission in a third-world country? How are we safeguarding our efforts from paternalism, entitlement, and missional co-dependency? Our first core value speaks to these questions with indigenous … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Mission: Overview

Since 2010, God has opened wide a door for effective ministry in the country of Haiti. The opportunities in this country are simply massive, and at the same time, so are the dangers and challenges. Ministering in a cross-cultural context … Continue reading

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Upcoming Mission Trips in 2012!

Over the past couple months, we have been working on the remaining calendar year and the developing partnerships with Haitian churches in our network.  Two years ago, a Haitian pastor was sitting in the back row of Grace Baptist Church … Continue reading

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Port-au-Prince | December 12-17, 2012

Overview Date: December 12-17, 2012 Team: Open Door Baptist Church (Tuscaloosa, AL) Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti Objective(s): Orphan Care, Evangelism, VBS Contact: K.J. Pugh (thesovereignjoy [at] yahoo.com) Summary A team of 5-10 members from Open Door Baptist Church are planning a … Continue reading

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Duval | July 30 – August 6, 2012

Overview Date: July 30 – August 6, 2012 Team: The Journey Church (Lebanon, TN) Location: Duval, Haiti Objective(s): Orphan Care, Evangelism, VBS, Pastoral Training Contact: Erik Reed (journeypastor@gmail.com) Summary A team of 5-10 members from The Journey Church will spend … Continue reading

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Desarmes | July 23-30, 2012

Overview Date: July 23-30, 2012 Team: Grace Baptist Church (Cape Coral, FL) Location: Desarmes, Haiti Objective(s): Orphan Care, Evangelism, VBS, Pastoral Training Contact: Tim Brister (timmybrister@gmail.com) Summary A team of 5-10 members from Grace Baptist will reconnect with the church … Continue reading

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Saint-Marc | June 19-25, 2012

Overview Date: June 19-25, 2012 Team: Christ Fellowship Church (Bowling Green, KY) Location: Saint-Marc, Haiti Objective(s): Orphan Care, Evangelism, VBS, Pastoral Training Contact: Jody Sledge (jodysledge@gmail.com) Summary A team of 8 members from Christ Fellowship will reconnect with the church … Continue reading

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Training Haitian Pastors on Suffering and the Sovereignty of God

During the week of January 16-22, we will be taking a team of pastors to Haiti for a network-wide theological training conference.  This will be our third training conference (the first focused on the nature and implications of the gospel, … Continue reading

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13 Ways to Pray for Our Haiti Mission Team

By the time you read this, our team will be on our way (or already in) to Haiti.  As we seek to accomplish the work laid out before us, we are mindful that the work of intercession is the most … Continue reading

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What We Will Be Doing in Haiti

Our mission team will be in Haiti for a total of ten days.  We have two main objectives: (1) rebuild the building of the mother church in Desarmes as well as start construction on a multi-level orphanage, and (2) provide … Continue reading

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Packing Up for Haiti

In two days, our first full-scale mission team leaves for Haiti, and we are excited about the opportunity of sharing and showing the love of Jesus!  We are bringing with us 18 bins of supplies, in which include the following: … Continue reading

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