Church is a Priority
/ Mission Progress

Church is a Priority

In Haiti and the Dominican Republic, our local churches are the gathering places for worship and Bible teaching. Back in 1983, we arrived in Haiti on Thursday, January 6. Then on Sunday, January 9—our first Sunday—church began under coconut trees with a banner hanging that read: Haiti, Hope in God. Church is a priority .[…]

May Podcast
/ Podcast

May Podcast

Enjoy this conversation with Joesph and Gaby Ortez from El Paso, Texas. After serving the kids at New Missions' schools, they found a new perspective that changed both their lives.

The Distracted Life
/ Devotions

The Distracted Life

Do you live a distracted life? I know I do. More than ever I’m finding my schedule can pull me in many directions, and my attention is being tugged at nonstop. […]

Teacher Certification
/ Mission Progress

Teacher Certification

Haiti’s Department of Education does not have laws governing education certification for teachers. In the early days of the mission we employed those we could find in the area. […]

Sneakers for Haitians
/ Campaigns

Sneakers for Haitians

I’ve seen our Haitian children walk to school carrying their shoes, and then wash their feet before putting their shoes on to enter the school. I’ve heard of some morning students sharing the same shoes with a sibling or neighbor who goes to an afternoon school. […]

May News Update
/ Monthly Newsletter

May News Update

Preaching in the DR
/ Life Change

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. […]

Chapel Services at Colegio Nueva Vida
/ Mission Progress

Chapel Services at Colegio Nueva Vida

I recently had the privilege to share a message at the Friday chapel services at Colegio Nueva Vida in Sosua, Dominican Republic. Mario Hernandez, one of our high school teachers, translated my English into Spanish for the students. […]

From Success to Significance
/ Podcast

From Success to Significance

Rob Arms still remembers the missionaries who visited his childhood church on Sunday nights. Rob made sure to sit on the front row, watching slideshows and listening to different people talk about sharing the gospel with different cultures. […]

Our Greatest Hope
/ Devotions

Our Greatest Hope

During the weeks leading up to Easter, we naturally reflect upon the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Personally, it’s a time when I reexamine my own faith and commitment to God. […]

Same Goal, Different Ways
/ Life Change

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. […]

April News Update
/ Monthly Newsletter

April News Update

DR Women's Health Event
/ Life Change

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. […]

We Won't Stop
/ Campaigns

We Won't Stop

There is one thing I know to be true: We won’t stop preaching the Gospel and helping to strengthen the local church. […]

The Sweet Smell of Good Food
/ Mission Progress

The Sweet Smell of Good Food

I love my bread maker. The sweet smell of oatmeal bread made with pure maple syrup and Amish butter has a lingering aroma. In contrast, preparing two million meals a year for our ever rising student enrollment in Haiti has serious economic restraints. […]

March Podcast
/ Podcast

March Podcast

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.

Students on Mission
/ Life Change

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. […]

Give Sneakers
/ Campaigns

Give Sneakers

Do you remember when you were a child and you received a new pair of sneakers? What was it like the first few days? You would wipe off the dirt and keep them as clean as possible. Having new sneakers for school was a special time, and we want to do the same for our students. […]

The Sweetest Work
/ Life Change

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 […]

March News Update
/ Monthly Newsletter

March News Update