Medical Ministry
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Medical Ministry

I like to look through our medical clinic monthly reports to see who is utilizing our clinic. After the 2010 earthquake, we rebuilt our new clinic in Bire—close to the main road and easily accessible to more people. […]

Back to School
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Back to School

The “back to school” season usually begins by preparing children with clothes and supplies to head back to school. Most children I know are not anxious about their parents being able to provide a new pair of shoes. In Haiti, when daily survival is present, buying a pair of shoes can bring extra stress into the household. […]

Bible College Legacy
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Bible College Legacy

This month, August 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of our church in Ti-Boucan, Haiti. We have 35 churches across Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The story of Ti-Boucan is a unique one—because of the location of this mountainside church and school. […]

Year-End Service
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Year-End Service

Benjamin Julle, a 2010 graduate of New Missions, was a powerful worship leader at the closing chapel service this school year. For over four hours, graduates and students prayed, praised and worshipped God—passionately expressing their trust in Him. […]

DR Summer Mission Teams
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DR Summer Mission Teams

Mission teams coming to the Dominican Republic this summer have the opportunity to share God’s love with many children. These teams are hosting Vacation Bible School for three or four days in each of our churches. […]

Students Helping Students
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Students Helping Students

The adolescent years can be filled with many challenges, as teenagers search to discover their own identities. One way we are helping teens find their purpose in life is by giving them opportunities to help others. […]

Senior Graduates
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Senior Graduates

The director of our high school, Anislus Jean Gasnel, invited us to meet with the graduating class of 2019. Students can attend school at New Missions for up to 16 years: two years of preschool, one year of kindergarten, six years of elementary, and seven years of high school. […]

A Team's Ministry
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A Team's Ministry

In April, nine out of the ten team members from Oxford Baptist Church in Conover, NC, were first timers to Haiti. They came with great excitement and a desire to serve. […]

Preaching in the DR
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Preaching in the DR

Mark 16:15 instructs us to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” Our church in Bombita is certainly obeying that command. Recently, Pastor Nicolas Santos, along with pastors from other churches in the area, hosted an outdoor evangelistic service in Bombita. […]

Same Goal, Different Ways
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Same Goal, Different Ways

In February, two teams joined together to serve in our schools. Foundation Academy from Winter Garden, Florida, came prepared for everything soccer. At each school they visited, Gio Moraes shared an object lesson using two soccer balls. […]

DR Women's Health Event
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DR Women's Health Event

Pregnancy can be a wonderful and exciting time for women, but it also carries risks for the moms and babies. In the past year here in the DR, we have been saddened to hear of many women in the area dying from complications during labor or shortly after giving birth. […]

Students on Mission
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Students on Mission

When Keith Yarborough first walked into the New Missions Orlando office in the spring of 2009, he saw a sign above a scenic Caribbean picture with this simple phrase: “Too close to ignore.” The sign literally caused Keith to stop in his tracks and consider those words. Less than a year later, Keith made the short trip from Florida to Haiti for the first time with a team of students. […]

The Sweetest Work
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The Sweetest Work

George, Jr. and Paula DeTellis were in Haiti recently photographing some amazing children to encourage child sponsorship. They asked me to go with them […]

High School Prayer Group
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High School Prayer Group

Students at our high school started a prayer group on campus in 2011, and have kept it going ever since. They call themselves Guerrier Shalom—Warriors of Peace—and meet daily during a break to pray and encourage each other. […]

DR Independence Day
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DR Independence Day

Every year, during the month of February, our schools and students in the Dominican Republic celebrate and remember their freedom. […]

Growing Up with Sponsor Children
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Growing Up with Sponsor Children

When Zach and Abby Taggart were in elementary school they attended a comedy concert with their parents, Brian and Karin. It was a Laugh All Night event in 2009, where the entire family learned about New Missions. Brian and Karin made a decision that night: Zach and Abby would each choose a sponsor child who was their same age and gender. […]

Love Changes Everything
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Love Changes Everything

Why do we do what we do? Because God first loved us—we share His love with others. From a ministry perspective, our mission is most effective when the Gospel becomes personal. […]

Yearly Bible Verse
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Yearly Bible Verse

In early September, we had a school directors’ meeting to begin the school year. One of the things we did was present the Bible verse of the year for our schools: “It’s not by might. It’s not by power, but by my Spirit says the Lord. This mountain shall be removed by my Spirit says the Lord.” (Zechariah 4:6-7) […]

Dominican Republic Update
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Dominican Republic Update

We recently celebrated National Bible Month in the Dominican Republic. While our students learn about God’s love and the Bible every day at school, special events were planned during this month. Students memorized passages from the Bible and learned more about God’s Word. […]

Dia de la Raza
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Dia de la Raza

On the same day Columbus Day is observed in the U.S., Dia de la Raza (Day of the Race) is celebrated in the Dominican Republic. On this day, our students learn about how the island was discovered and founded, and they also learn about different countries and their cultures. Our students are learning about God’s love for everyone—regardless of their color or background. […]