From October 27-November 3, Curtis Honeycutt (a WND board member) and I traveled to Chambrun, Haiti to see the work of Nehemiah Vision Ministries.

One of NVM's beautiful children.

One of NVM's beautiful children.

We came expecting to see an extremely poor country and that is what we saw. We came expecting to see communities mired in generational injustices and that is what we saw.

But I don’t think either of us expected to see such incredible seedlings of life and of the kingdom of God springing up all over the village of Chambrun.

In the end, our one week trip to Haiti was at once challenging and incredibly uplifting.  The country is by far the poorest in the Western Hemisphere, but because of the work of ministries like Nehemiah Vision Ministries, I believe that Haiti has a chance…

A Difficult Road

Haiti is impoverished, barren and underdeveloped.  That’s why it’s so shocking to realize that it is right in our back yard.

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Stuck in a Rut

With our truck stuck in the Haitian countryside, I learned the true meaning of community…

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Photo Gallery: Children of Chambrun

While staying with Nehemiah Vision Ministries in Chambrun, Haiti, I got the chance to see what hope for the future really looks like…

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Culture Guide: Blending In

How does someone whose skin has been described as “translucent, ghostly, and slightly phosphorescent” deal with the intense Haitian sun? Well, I’ll tell you!

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The Sleepover

After spending a night at the NVM orphanage in Chambrun, I learned some startling truths about what it really means to be an orphan…

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About the Author: Barry is the founder and Executive Director of World Next Door. A storyteller, traveller and giant nerd, he lives to compel suburban Americans to get engaged with social justice and find their place in God's kingdom revolution. His ultimate dream is to adopt a pet monkey named Kevin.

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