Blog

Topic: Missions

Ebola Support

It is hard to believe that one year ago the country of Sierra Leone was in a terrible struggle with Ebola. Hundreds perished as a result of this latest outreach with many more lives impacted.

Perspectives . . .

Often we find ourselves involved so much in our own happenings that we forget to consider what is happening in the world in which we live. Sure, we watch the news and follow a Twitter feed but at the end of the day our gaze can become more and...

Ebola Response Update

Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. —Psalm 115:1 Since my last blog post, much has happened to the glory of God. His people are responding in amazing ways as prompted by His...

EBOLA Must Be Stopped

Discovered in 1976 after 284 people died, this terrible disease has continued to emerge sporadically in places throughout Africa. However, nothing previously has even come close to the current crisis facing Western Africa. The present breakout,...

Age of Pandemics

Do you remember last year at this time? 2013 for many of us is a distant and ever-fading memory especially as the light of the events of today grows stronger. Even so, I think it is worthwhile to reflect upon where the world was last year at...

God-sized Problems in the World Today

It seems as though the world is experiencing more and more distress which has produced deeper and deeper points and places of humanitarian crisis. Interestingly, it also seems these current crises are caused more by man than by nature at the...

Sierra Leone | Dominican Republic | Haiti

Where to begin? There is much to give time to and praises for - far too much to be captured in a brief article. However, I will touch on a few highlights of recent weeks that I think you will find encouraging, enlightening, and perhaps even stir...

Travelogue: Haiti January 2014

I just returned from spending a handful of days in Haiti with Mission of Hope, Haiti, who is The Chapel’s strategic partner in that nation. As you may recall, it was almost four years ago from today when a massive earthquake struck that country...

Travelogue: Dominican Republic January 2014

This past week, I had the opportunity to visit the Dominican Republic along with a medical team sponsored by The Chapel working in and through SCORE International, our on-the-ground partner there. Even though I have been stateside for a few...

The Puzzle of Teams

Recently, I was in a meeting with a handful of other ministries from Western New York who all have a divine invitation to Sierra Leone. This group is known as the Sierra Leone Alliance. One of the privileges I enjoy, based upon the mercy of God,...

World Hope Conversation about Pineapples in Sierra Leone

Some have asked should the Church get involved in things like economic development given many would say that is the role of government and the community at large? In other words, should the Church care about such things, and if so, why and to...

Global Fellowship News from Central/South America

If you are not familiar with the Global Fellowship, it is a joint effort birthed by a handful of ministries including The Chapel. Its mission is to cooperate with the Holy Spirit to create national movements of the gospel that saturate entire...