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Why I Travel on a Haiti Mission Trip

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Are you fulfilling your commandment from God to love and serve in your own Christian walk? Or are you too busy, too afraid, or too proud and His word does not become action, it's just talk. What if you could help a child receive a Christian education, teach Jesus love, by planting a seed? And also give them important and necessary learning and social skills, plus nourishing meals to feed. You could…

Haiti's Hope

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    A poem by Sabrina Terrill A mission trip to Bayonnais Haiti, where majestic and steep mountains abound, And the vision of I.C.D.M. that promises to help the children, will surely astound Every early morning we would awake to donkey’s brays, rooster crows and childhood chatter. On weekday mornings these children travel down descending paths, getting to school is all that matters. In their school…

Reflections on my recent trip to ICDM

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By Pastor Don White, Community Wesleyan Church in Intercession City, Florida On the way there, I found myself asking God, “Why am I here?” and that question became one of my prayers during my time in the mountains of Bayonnais. In the meantime, Kelly and I taught the children based around Samuel and hearing the Word of the Lord, 1) Hearing the Word of the Lord; 2) Hearing the Word of the Lord and…

November Missions Trip Update

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My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful week of ministry in Bayonnais this week during Thanksgiving. I give thanks to The Lord for the beautiful campus that He has provided for the children. They are being discipled and the loving care that they receive is evident. I enjoyed teaching scripture during chapel about Samuel learning to hear from The Lord. We talked about being set apart for God's service. After…

Continuing Hope

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By Dr. Jesse McLain One of the first questions people asked when I returned from Haiti last week was, “How much progress has been made in the reconstruction?” The answer is complex. While much has been done to clean up and rebuild following last year’s earthquake, much more remains to be done. The enormous loss of life and crippling injuries will permanently affect all of Haiti’s people, and the underlying…


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Preach the Word Conference, Haiti ICDM EMPOWERS LEADERS By Rosemond Pierre, ICDM Field Coordinator What we planned The date had been set a year in advance. Field leaders had met numerous times to prepare for Haiti’s third Preach the Word conference. Rev. Bill Love, pastor of Calvary Chapel in Leesburg FL, would teach as he had done twice before. We would look for 30 to 50 participants, faithful people…

Thank you for 25 years!

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Today, begins the 25th year of our school in Bayonnais. We are expecting 800 children: 600 at the main campus and 200 at the newly opened campus in the mountain called Boucan-Thoman. Please pray for our children, teachers, and staff and for God’s provision throughout the year.  Rejoice and celebrate with us as God continues to use ICDM to bring long lasting changes into the communities we serve.  Thanks…

What A Blessing!

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What A Blessing! My husband Don and I are returning to Haiti in November and we are very excited to see the progress since our first trip. The new volunteer housing is complete. Don will be helping Yvan increase his power capacity for the new Hope Center. What a blessing it will be when the families of the school children will have a new and large worship center. Only God knows how many will be reached…

ICDM Presents Its Condolences

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Dear Faithful Friend,     It is with great sadness that we received the news that Marlene Whiltlatch, our ICDM Ohio Area Coordinator, has gone to be with Jesus on July 24, 2014. She served with us for the past ten years. She is survived by two children and three grandchildren. Pastor Pierre participated in the funeral which took place on July 26, 2014. At ICDM, we will miss Marlene very much.   ICDM…

I loved every minute of my stay in Bayonnais!

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The people, the community, and your family.... I loved it!! The children there have completely stolen my heart.  Being able to spend time with Rosemond, and to have him share his compassion and love for the kids there, was invaluable!! One can completely see how much you and your family care about the people in this community, and I was honored to be a part of that! When we spoke on the phone, I told…