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December 21, 2016

Rebuild Hope in 2017

Dear Praying Partner, Four fishermen beside the Sea of Galilee heard Jesus say to them, “Come, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”  Eight more men received the personal call to follow Jesus and spent the next three years following Him.  He died, rose again, and gave them one last command, “Therefore […]

March 23, 2016

Hospital Repairs Needed!

Hospital Repairs Needed! Dear Praying Partners, “See a need; meet a need” is a simple creed that has challenged me over the years to put my faith in action. The book of James tells us that “faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”  I was made aware of a need at the La […]

January 1, 2015

The Latest on the “Seashell Lady”

Hello Ministry Partners,I received many hugs on my return trip to Haiti back in November, but none more appreciative and heartfelt than one from the lady we called “The Seashell Lady.”  Many of you will remember that she was the lady who lived under a tarp with her four children when I was first introduced to her.  […]

April 12, 2014

Short Stories from Washington, Illinois (Poured Out)

Hello Faithful Partners in Ministry, I want to share the following release which reports several stories from Poured Out’s disaster response to the tornado outbreak that took place last November in Washington, Illinois.  This morning’s weather report showed a “tornado watch” box, and I realized that storm season is almost here.  Please pray for us […]

February 26, 2014

Last Day with Global Partners

Dear Partners in Ministry, Thank you for your continued prayers for our family during this time of transition from Global Partners to Poured Out. Our official last day with GP will be this Friday, February 28th. Please begin sending donations to Poured Out after this date. Donations to Poured Out can be made by check […]

February 10, 2014

Information for Donations to Poured Out

Transitioning from Global Partners to Poured Out Dear Partners in Ministry, Heidi and I have been greatly encouraged by the response we received from the newsletter announcing that I will be joining Poured Out as one of their missionaries. God has been so faithful to provide all of our needs during our time of ministry […]

January 21, 2014

Transition to Poured Out Ministry

Transitioning from Global Partners to Poured Out Dear Partners in Ministry, “I just got my heart back!” Those words, along with a flood of emotion, came to mind as I entered the Gulf Coast on my third disaster relief trip following Hurricane Katrina. I told many people after my previous trip that “I left my […]

December 9, 2013

Next Steps for Greg and Heidi in Ministry

Dear Faithful Partner, I hope this message finds you well. We are enjoying the cooler weather of late November in Haiti…of course by cooler I mean high 70’s at night instead of high 80’s. The dry season has arrived and our family has now started the countdown to our departure from Haiti. We will be […]

October 28, 2013

Term Ending for Greg and Heidi Edmonds

A twelve-year-old Haitian boy enters his teen years with a tiny scar beside his nose where there once was a tumor the size of a grapefruit. A thin man in his twenties now shows no signs of the tumor in his abdomen that once made him look 9 months pregnant. A family of 6 who […]

September 12, 2013

One Medical Team…Three Lives Saved

One Medical Team…Three Lives Saved! A visiting medical team with an OB-GYN stayed in our new guesthouse this week and worked at the Wesleyan Hospital. A lady from the mountains of La Gonave gave birth to her baby up on the mountain and then rode a motorcycle down to the Wesleyan Hospital WITH the umbilical […]