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How Does It Go From Paradis To Hades?

How Does It Go From Paradis To Hades?

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Tonight we sat in a debriefing – separate to the sharing of stories, I think as well it's good to share some of the struggle and questions we're left with. Fellow team member david hayward has written beautifully on it – when it comes to trying to discern trustworthiness among…

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I Have Seen You.

I Have Seen You.

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We set off this morning to travel only a few kilometres to an orphanage that AIM started working with just a short time ago. Yesterday they told us of when they first found the orphanage – they had served their last available food. One of the small boys was clutching…

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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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Long List Of Thoughts At 2am

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1. Sh@t. Damn. Crappalooooza. S#@*.2. What’s the true definition of Kingdom in a present biblical context?3. What does leadership really look like in the new world?4. Will the elections and pending economic doom really be as they say?5. What’s my purpose in being at the moment?6. Which church community am…

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