A Pocket Full of Pay

Even though I was excited that I found money in my pocket, wouldn’t it have been nice if it was more? Then I’m reminded that over 1 billion people on this planet will work all day today and not get paid what I just found in my pocket.

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There’s a Stain on My Carpet

So there’s this stain on the carpet in my living room. Right there in front of the sofa. It’s a blotchy, brown spot where my 3-year-old son, Morgan, spilled some food. Oh, I’ve tried to clean it. But it’s a stubborn stain. I think it might be there for good. And that’s frustrating.

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They Missed the Story

This was one of the worst natural disasters in human history. Millions of people affected. An entire nation shaken. The world captivated. And there was barely a mention on the anniversary. But, I think, perhaps what disappoints me most is the stories they missed.

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The World Will See

I believe there will be a day when the world looks back on this incident in Haiti and sees that God is still in control. God is still here. Download the free song, The World Will See.

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Crackers or Mud?

Recently, I read about how the poor in Haiti have to mix mud in their food to make it go further. Mud. They mix it with flour to make a few more biscuits or simply fry it up with cooking oil or lard and salt to give it a bit of taste. Imagine a mother having to scoop up mud just to have something to feed her hungry children.

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Keeping Up With the Joneses

If you finished high school, you might as well be “Dr. Jones” to those who have no chance of getting an education. If you eat three full meals a day, Jones. Jones. Jones.

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Looking Past Haiti’s Short-Term Needs

“First, I ask God to forgive me for my sins.” That’s the answer 12-year old Robinson gave me when I asked him what he’s praying for this week. It might sound like a sweet prayer from a 12-year old, until you realize that Robinson is living with […]

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It’s Not Natural

It’s not natural. It’s not even remotely right. No mother should have to bury her child. But Melicia is begging for the chance to do just that. Her family was at home when the earthquake hit Port-au-Prince. In a panic, she gathered her children […]

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It’s Time to Start Over in Haiti

UPDATED: Jan. 22, 2010 – Listen to Tim interviewed by Rodney Olsen on Australia’s 98.5 Sonshine FM. You can see the photos and video footage on your television or computer, but they don’t do the devastation in Haiti justice. Building […]

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Take a Stand

I suspect a lot of people are glad this decade is over, and that’s understandable. The global economy is a wreck. There’s a global food crisis devastating the developing world. Loved ones have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jobs have been lost. […]

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