Home from Haiti – Written by Claire Owen

It’s been 5 days since leaving Haiti after my first mission trip. Since returning, my body has been physically sick. Headaches, nausea, coughing and general discomfort. It’s always a nuisance to be sick. It stops … Read More

Facing the Rain

Over the past 6 days, many of you prayed for the FPSM team who travelled to Haiti. You may have prayed for productivity on the chicken coop and the community gardens, successful meetings with Haitian … Read More

Team Traveling to Haiti

On Wednesday, November 2nd, a team of 11 people from St. Augustine will be driving down to Ft. Pierce, Florida.  On Thursday, November 3rd, they will depart from Ft. Pierce and fly to Cap Haitien, … Read More

Do It Again!

Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the grown-up person does it again until he … Read More

Beauty Amidst the Darkness

Last fall I had the opportunity to complete a counseling internship at a city jail.  Day in and day out, I heard tragic story after tragic story, sometimes even eight stories a day.  Stories of sexual abuse, prostitution, rape, and drug violence … Read More

Questions without Answers

How do we make sense of devastation? How do we create any sense of understanding so that we have a context by which to answer our children’s impossible questions about the nature of God in … Read More