Category: Haiti

A church's compelling vision for Haiti

A church's compelling vision for Haiti

The following story is from Charles Ray, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship National Disaster Response Coordinator and CBF Arkansas’ Special Projects Coordinator. A few years ago I introduced Walt Barfield to Millard Fuller. Since then Walt has stayed in touch with the Fuller Center. I didn’t know that. Walt is the pastor of a small Evangelical church […]

Haiti relief – stateside

Haiti relief – stateside

By Faith Bontrager Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders Faith gives her perspective on the disaster in Haiti, having just returned from providing healthcare to earthquake victims. I recently returned from a unique opportunity to do Haiti relief stateside. I worked with the Red Cross in south Florida, assisting those evacuated because of the earthquake. I worked […]

Building hope, one house at a time

Building hope, one house at a time

By David Snell President of The Fuller Center It was just a month ago that the earthquake devastated Haiti, an impoverished place ill equipped to deal with the disaster.  Since then emergency crews, including hundreds of doctors, nurses and first responders from the US and around the world, have worked with remarkable dedication and sacrifice […]

Back home, but the suffering in Haiti continues

Back home, but the suffering in Haiti continues

By Rob Beckham What now? I am home, and circumstances pressed me to leave. But, there are still hundreds of thousands of people in makeshift tents made from sheets and blankets. There are children with no arms or parents. Haiti is an epic disaster. There are heroes, villains, and victims everywhere. It is truly off […]

Leaving Haiti

Leaving Haiti

By Rob Beckham Read about how Rob got to Haiti here.  I want to somehow describe the last few days. Sometimes in life you are given the opportunity to work with great people. Father Rick Frechette is one of those absolutely great individuals. Click here to read about Rick And sometimes you find yourself in […]

Haiti – A call to action

The tragedy that is unfolding in Haiti is staggering, and may be among the most horrific in known history.  It is a call to people of faith around the world to step forward and lend a hand.  Since we at The Fuller Center announced our still forming plans to help with the recovery effort our […]