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Believing in Poetry in Haiti – Part II

As of January 12, it has been six years since the devastating Haiti earthquake. But there are signs of resilient hope in this country. Part II of my reflections on literacy, poetry, and my time in Haiti has been posted over at Relief Journal. Here's an excerpt. * Believing in Poetry in Haiti - Part… Continue reading Believing in Poetry in Haiti – Part II

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The Broken Favoured — an Advent Devotional

For Advent 2014, two ministries of the Christian Reformed Church -- World Renew and the The Office of Social Justice -- are together providing a daily devotional series called "Reconciliation: Breaking Through." I am thankful for the opportunity to contribute this year. You can read my devotional below--but even before you do that, I highly recommend signing… Continue reading The Broken Favoured — an Advent Devotional

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Healing Hearts and Improving Incomes in West Africa

(World Renew - 01/31/13) - How do you do ministry in a region that is ridden with conflict, violence, and uncertainty? These are the very challenges facing many of World Renew’s staff working for justice and mercy in West Africa. Not only are people in West Africa among the poorest in the world, several have… Continue reading Healing Hearts and Improving Incomes in West Africa