After the devastating earthquake in Haiti, there are thousands of orphans who have truly lost everything. In one moment, all they knew was taken away. For many of these children, they have never had the chance to say goodbye.
Doug Phillips in cooperation with local pastors returned to Haiti earlier this month to organize a memorial service for more than 100 orphans.
After the devastating earthquakes that occurred in both Haiti and Chile many around the world are moved with compassion to do something to help those affected. But when infrastructures are destroyed and governments are in confusion, how do ministries overcome some of these logistical challenges?
This feature looks at a few ministries involved in this aspect of relief work during the recent crisis in Haiti. Guests include:
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Earlier today officials in Haiti announced the death toll to be more than 230,000 people–a number which is expected to rise in the weeks ahead.
The incredible number of shattered families have led many to look for ways to reach out to the growing numbers of orphans in that country. I recently spoke with Doug Phillips, President of Vision Forum Ministries, who with a small team traveled to Haiti to participate in rescue efforts at a number of orphanages destroyed in the quake.
If you liked to watch Doug’s reports from the field, they are available through his Vimeo channel.
The attention of the world in recent weeks has been on the small island nation of Haiti. Millions of dollars in aid has been raised and food/medical supplies continue to arrive. This feature takes a look at one ministry who is coming along side other relief efforts and offering words of life to those dealing with the incredible loss all around them.
I graduated from Moody in 1993 and began working for Moody Radio in Chicago until 1999, when I began teaching radio broadcasting at the Moody Bible Institute. I received my Masters degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University in 2003 in Historical Documentary Filmmaking. And since June, 2008, I have been serving Prime ... Continue reading →