New Life in the Village of Ganthier

Pastor Bill Jasan welcomes baby Emanuela, the newest addition to the village of Ganthier. Prior to Emanuela’s birth, her mom Esther went to the doctor with symptoms of severe stomach pains. The doctor concluded that Esther had fibroid tumors and was in need of surgery. He told Esther that this current condition …

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Jean Abel’s Testimony

Jean Abel Pierre was born and raised in Haiti. He has experienced firsthand both the harsh reality and the resiliency of the Haitian family lacking basic needs such as food, healthcare and education. After having been afforded the opportunity to earn various degrees in education abroad, he felt that God …

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English as a Foreign Language

Stone of Help endeavors to provide an atmosphere where children and youth may realize and develop their God-given gifts and abilities. Our vision is to see God’s children reach their full potential and become a positive asset in the communities where they reside. After several announcements at the Sunday service, …

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Taking God’s Word to Backcountry

Thank you so very much for your prayer and thoughts during my recent visit to our network church in the little village of Fè Yo Byen, Haiti. We are still recovering from the fatigue of the trip. Five Stone of Help volunteers made the 4-hour trip that covers a lot …

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Update: Need for School Support

UPDATE: Thank you so much for your quick and generous support. We were able to support 22 students, and I’m happy to report that they were all able to return to school immediately following the Carnival week. They should be finishing the year with their peers. Praise God! Recently, the government of …

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Youth Gather for Bible Retreat

Thirteen young men and women representing four different local churches in the west region of Haiti attended a youth retreat sponsored by Stone of Help Haiti from the the 15th to the 18th of February 2015. The youth gathered at our mission house under the theme “true worshippers worship in Spirit and in …

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Long-Term Commitment to Haiti

God’s Word, the Bible, speaks of the prophet Samuel raising his Ebenezer (literally “Stone of Help”) as a memorial to God’s enduring faithfulness. This account is also a promise of God’s faithfulness in present times as well as the days ahead when we follow His will, His way, and on …

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Mentoring Church Leaders: Sanite

I am glad to be back after a two-day site visit to the Stone of Help network church in the village of Sanite in the south of the country, near Les Cayes. Four of us made the trip, to include leaders from the church in Martissant (Port-au-Prince). See this map …

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Help Repair a Church: Ganthier

They say that the church isn’t the building, but the people. How true! We are rebuilding this church that was damaged in the 2010 earthquake, and in the process bringing hope to a vulnerable community. Help repair a church in Haiti! My name is Ken Strayer, and for the last …

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Send the Gift of a Bible to Haiti

Having access to a personal Bible is vitally important. Few people in Haiti can afford one. Bibles written in the local Creole language are also scarce. We have an ongoing need Bibles for the church in Ganthier. They cost $12 each. We replaced this poor woman’s Bible that was destroyed by a …

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