May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

Overwhelmed … Last week I sent an email telling everyone about the terrible food situation in the villages where we work in Haiti. The problems with the civil unrest and the coronavirus have been compounded by the lack of rain for the crops. I asked for funds to...
May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020

No Rain… Pastor Mathurin of Thoman, Haiti shared with me this afternoon that there has been no rain in Thoman and the surrounding villages for two months. As a result, most of the crops have failed. Difficult Situation The lack of rain has complicated an already...
May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

Blessings Galore!… While most of the world is experiencing tremendous challenges due to the coronavirus, we continue to see God work in marvelous ways in both Haiti and the Mississippi Delta. I was hungry… Under normal conditions, many Haitians suffer from...
April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020

So Many Good Things Happening… In the midst of challenging times all over the world, I am greatly encouraged by all the wonderful things happening through BGM in both Haiti and the Mississippi Delta. Full-Time Mobile Medical Unit in Haiti We’ve completed a...
March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020

Bad News/Good News… The world is a different place since my update last month. The bad news is that we are experiencing health concerns and an economic crisis in ways we haven’t seen in a long time, if ever. Many people are concerned about their health,...
February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

What’s Going On In Haiti? … It’s a question I get all the time: “What’s going on in Haiti?” For many months, Haiti has experienced a time of civil unrest. This unrest has included, at various times, large protests in Port-au-Prince...
February 4, 2020

February 4, 2020

Prayer Request… Tony West, our long-time missionary in Haiti, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is having extensive surgery on February 24 in Flowood, MS, a suburb of Jackson. The good news is that bone scans and body scans have come back negative,...
January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020

Two Big Blessings… God has tremendously blessed us in two areas that will enable us to move forward with our work in the Mississippi Delta, and we are thrilled to tell you about them. We have received a grant for housing from the Butler Snow Foundation. Butler...
December 28, 2019

December 28, 2019

Can’t Wait! … In my last update, I shared what a productive year this has been in both Haiti and the Mississippi Delta. Now, we turn our attention to a brand new year that is filled with endless possibilities. Mississippi Delta Housing I’m thrilled...
December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019

Great Year! … It’s been a wonderful year of ministry through our work in Haiti and the Mississippi Delta. Behind all of these facts and figures are the faces and names of countless people and families whose lives have been changed forever. We praise God for all...
November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019

Big News! …  In September we began a fall campaign to raise funds for three important needs: the Cafetorium in Thoman, the Mobile Medical Clinic for remote villages around Thoman, and cancelled team fees due to the civil unrest. The goal of this campaign was to...
October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Tough Days in Haiti… Most people are aware of the challenges taking place in Haiti. Due to many factors including government corruption and mismanagement, there have been weeks of demonstrations. Roads have been blocked, stores have been closed, schools have...
September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019

Dear Friend of BGM, Every year at this time, we have a Fall Campaign to fund important projects in Haiti and the Mississippi Delta. Past campaigns have built the Hope Center in Thoman, Haiti, the Hope Center in the Delta, the Malnutrition Center in Haiti, and the...
August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019

Update from Haiti… I spent last week in Haiti and had a wonderful time meeting with our missionaries, our local leadership team, church leaders, and the Thoman School Board. So many incredible things are happening through BGM in Haiti. Below are just a few of...

July 11, 2019

Update on Civil Unrest in Haiti… I have great news! One of our missionaries, the missionary at our orphanage, is returning to Haiti today. Tony and Mickie West, our missionaries in Galette Chambon, are returning to Haiti this Saturday. Many people have asked how...
June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019

Unrest in Haiti… Many people have asked us about the unrest currently taking place in Haiti and how that unrest impacts our teams and their mission trips to Haiti. Already this year we have hosted 16 teams and have had no problems whatsoever. This last Sunday, a...
May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019

Immeasurably More… God blessed immeasurably more than we could ask or imagine with the Food for Life – Malnutrition Center fundraising event on May 2. As of today, we have received $169,721 towards our goal of $127,000. With expenses at only $9,810, that...
April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

It’s Here, and It’s Lots of Fun The day has finally arrived. You can now bid online on the incredible auction items we have for our Malnutrition Center fundraiser. It’s fun and easy. I’ve already started bidding! Several days ago we allowed a...
April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019

Houses Galore!… The first few months of this year have been a huge blessing to many families in Haiti. Already, we have built 8 houses this year – 4 in Galette Chambon and 4 in Thoman! These 8 houses represent 8 families – moms, dads, children,...
April 23, 2019

March 18, 2019

Shocking News! Can you believe it? Those little starving one-year-old Haitian children who live in mud huts with dirt floors and no electricity and no running water who come to our Malnutrition Center never bring any money to pay for their care. The nerve of them!...