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Haiti : Life In Ruins

Haiti : Life In Ruins

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Today driving through Haiti is like winding through a warzone. There are so many questions raised in being there "after", things I wish I knew about before. But instead of before there is only now. Now, the rubble is pushed back into piles just far enough off the road that…

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On the plane ..

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I always get this feeling leaving these islands – excited and sad and hoping not too much changes while I'm away. I suspect that I will be changed this time. Last night as I was trying to sleep I kept remembering a time in 2004, when I was lucky enough…

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Setting up to Embark

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Only a few sleeps to go before I take off for the USA again – this time to meet friends in San Diego before heading to Haiti. It's a massive mission from these small islands of Aotearoa to the islands of Haiti – but an opportunity that couldn't be passed…

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PACIFIC SONG

PACIFIC SONG

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Oh I can hear you at my door I can hear your roar But I’m not remotely close To caving in and heading home  Still it’s not enough oh I need more Need to feel you on my skin again  Oh I’ll slip in on the dawn Not too many…

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Two Years On.

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Reborn and shiveringSpat out on new terrainUnsure unconvincingThis faint and shaky hour Day one day one start over againStep one step oneI’m barely making sense for nowI’m faking it ’til I’m pseudo making itFrom scratch begin again but this time I as iAnd not as we Gun shy and quiveringTimid…

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Theology For Our Times.

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If I ask church leaders what they feel the most important theology of our time is to people today, I’m consistently surprised when they talk about salvation, end times, church leadership and doctrine issues. Here’s my pick: There is Hope. You are part of this Story. Hold On.

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E hara taku toa, I te toa takitahi ēngari he toa taku tini  (My strength is not from myself but from the strength of the group) Please follow Anne, Lars, Marko, Adam, Ian and the rest of the YMATH team for their on the ground stories, videos, messages and reflections…

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