Category: Haiti

Today, a soccer ball was a Kingdom vessel

USEFUL ONESIMUSES Haiti Dispatch #2 (October 5, 2017) The Reverend Sandy Webb My favorite biblical characters are the ones who get the least amount of publicity, the fewest references in the biblical text. For me, they are the patron saints of everyone who simply goes about her daily life doing the nitty-gritty work that must be done if God’s kingdom is going to advance. In St. Paul’s Letter to Philemon, we meet one such character: Onesimus. In Greek,... Read More
Posted by The Reverend Sandy Webb at Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Haiti distant but familiar already

THE GOD SQUAD Haiti Dispatch #1 (October 4, 2017) The Reverend Sandy Webb   One of our students found the words that I could not: “I’ve never been here before, but it feels so familiar.” I have never been to Haiti before, but I feel like I have. I k.now the experience of taking travel medicine, of surviving rides in taxis that are older than I am, and of meeting people who are rich of spirit despite their poverty of estate. The experience is familiar,... Read More
Posted by The Reverend Sandy Webb at Thursday, October 5, 2017
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