Equipping the Next Generation of Christ-centered Leaders

The Reason We Go

Often we get the question, “Why do you take people on mission trips? Wouldn’t it be more efficient and save on plane tickets to just send the money to Haiti?” Mission Possible takes many people to Haiti and the Dominican Republic because we know it makes a special difference to the Haitians — people have come so far at great expense to tell them something important. It also makes a profound impact on the lives of team members. This account comes from Abbey, a recent high school graduate:

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“I’ve learned that when we are truly serving Jesus, it often won’t make much sense to the rest of the world. Does it make sense that a group of young adults would give up a week of their summer to come to Haiti, willingly, in order to work? Does it make sense that young kids will let a stranger pick them up, or will sing and dance with no limitations together? Furthermore, does it make sense that when I expected
to be serving God beyond the point of exhaustion, I actually feel more alive for God, and exceptionally loved by Him this week? He provides for us; He loves us; He delights in our hearts. The idea of taking a missions trip, and coming home feeling like you received more from God than you were able to give to Him, is not something you’d expect. Glory to God, because without Him, I would not have been able to stand in the middle of the forest, on the top of a mountain, holding the same little boy I met months ago, spreading the love of Jesus!”

New T-shirts For Sale!

Mission Possible is now selling these awesome new t-shirts! They feature the island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and say “Love Needs No Translation” in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole! The shirts are $20, which feeds 4 students for 1 month! :) The shirts come in navy blue or coral colors; stop by our office if you’d like to purchase one or email Rene@OurMissionIsPossible.org with any questions!

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DR Art and Sports Camp

A team recently returned from the Dominican Republic. Their art and sports camps were a a highlight this summer for the Ebenezer area children. Read more on their blog.

Using Our Skills and Gifts

This report comes from Emily Miller, a nursing student from Findlay Ohio who traveled to Haiti in May with a team to treat our Mission Possible school students. Emily is pictured here with Naika, her sponsored student.

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Medical, Dental, Playgounds, and Hand Hygiene

A team of 26 just returned from Haiti. They were able to do many things, but most of all, interact with the Mission Possible students. Read more on their blog.

Servant Leaders

In January our Haitian leaders that graduated from our Leadership Academy started giving away their leadership to our other staff and students.

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Good Choices Leadership

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Since joining the Mission Possible staff, I have had the opportunity to travel to Haiti twice, and the Dominican Republic once. I was especially excited after my most recent trip to Haiti.

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A letter from our President – Leadership Academy Graduation

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We finished the Leadership Academy training and graduated 28 of our leaders.

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Sponsorship changes lives, here & there

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A note from one of our child sponsors.

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