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Rev. Ronald J. Degges: Why My Faith Compels Me To Support Protective Status for Haitians Fleeing Disaster

As a Christian, I’m called by my faith to stand with the vulnerable and love my neighbor. As president of Disciples Home Missions, I am grateful to demonstrate these values in my daily life and weekly ministries throughout the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the U.S.

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Why Dozens of U. S. College Students Chose to Spend Spring Break In Haiti

College students serving in Haiti (Photo: Live Beyond)
College students serving in Haiti (Photo: Live Beyond)

When most college students plan to spend their spring break enjoying the warmth of the sun on an island in the Caribbean, Haiti is not the location they have in mind. The poorest nation in the western hemisphere, Haiti’s difficulties extend far beyond the earthquake which struck there in 2010, as systemic poverty and leadership crises have plagued the nation for decades. Continue reading “Why Dozens of U. S. College Students Chose to Spend Spring Break In Haiti”