Tending to Eden: The rural poor are tangled in the roots of creation’s groaning

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By Scott C. Sabin Flourish Magazine, Winter 2010   Nearly one billion people make their livings as farmers at or near subsistence level. Since these men and women barely participate in the cash economy, they are overlooked by … [Read more...]

Sustaining Support for Rebuilding Haiti Right

One of Port-au-Prince's main drainage canals empties waste into the sea near Wharf Jeremie.

By Joanna Pritchard Flourish magazine, Fall 2010 In April I watched a Haitian boy lay on his belly on an improvised surfboard, paddling it through the turquoise Caribbean waters, the perfect way to cool off on a blazing hot day. The boy had … [Read more...]

A Soup Joumou Church Dinner: A Delicious Way to Help Haiti Replant and Renew

[Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] The new year is coming up, and with it, Haiti's independence day on January 1. This has been a brutal year for Haiti, … [Read more...]

Haiti in the time of Cholera: A Letter from Port-au-Prince

2010 Haitian presidential election street scene.

by Rusty Pritchard [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays.] How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? How long must … [Read more...]

Giving the Good Life: A Conscientious Christmas Catalog

Rubiera and her husband in their greenhouse.

by Corbyn Small [Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] This is it, the time of year we’ve all been waiting for: the holiday season! It’s a time … [Read more...]

Four Ways to Fight the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

A Haitian girl in the La Piste camp.

by Joanna and Rusty Pritchard [Ed. note: This article is part of our weekly series of church activities, called Cultivating Community, published on Thursdays.] Depressing news on the phone this morning: a colleague in Haiti sent a team … [Read more...]