Youth Gather for Bible Retreat

Thirteen young men and women representing four different local churches in the west region of Haiti attended a youth retreat sponsored by Stone of Help Haiti from the the 15th to the 18th of February 2015. The youth gathered at our mission house under the theme “true worshippers worship in Spirit and in…

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Long-Term Commitment to Haiti

God’s Word, the Bible, speaks of the prophet Samuel raising his Ebenezer (literally “Stone of Help”) as a memorial to God’s enduring faithfulness. This account is also a promise of God’s faithfulness in present times as well as the days ahead when we follow His will, His way, and on…

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Mentoring Church Leaders: Sanite

I am glad to be back after a two-day site visit to the Stone of Help network church in the village of Sanite in the south of the country, near Les Cayes. Four of us made the trip, to include leaders from the church in Martissant (Port-au-Prince). See this map…

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Help Repair a Church: Ganthier

They say that the church isn’t the building, but the people. How true! We are rebuilding this church that was damaged in the 2010 earthquake, and in the process bringing hope to a vulnerable community. Help repair a church in Haiti! My name is Ken Strayer, and for the last…

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Send the Gift of a Bible to Haiti

Having access to a personal Bible is vitally important. Few people in Haiti can afford one. Bibles written in the local Creole language are also scarce. We have an ongoing need Bibles for the church in Ganthier. They cost $12 each. We replaced this poor woman’s Bible that was destroyed by a…

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We Are Thankful This Year

I just returned from 10 days visiting our Mission in Haiti. As always, God made His presence known and the trip was life altering. As we prepare for a national day of Thanksgiving, we should all take a few minutes to reflect upon His kingdom and His will for our lives. Here…

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Video: Transforming Lives in Haiti

I just spent my 2 week vacation in the Caribbean where it was sunny and 85 degrees. But it’s not what you think. We shot this video during our visit in November 2014 where we supported an evangelistic crusade. Members of four of our local churches gathered in Ganthier for…

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Investing in Education & Training

Only 50% of Haitian children ever get to attend school. SoHM is partnering with local schools to improve access to basic education and professional training. USAID reports that approximately 35 percent of Haitian youth are unable to read and that the average Haitian child spends less than four years in…

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Confronting Widespread Hunger

I recently had the opportunity to assist in serving a school-time meal at a primary school we support near Port-au-Prince, called Ecole Communautaire de Cazeau. As you can see from the pictures, the local school committee had an efficient process to prepare and serve the 50+ children in attendance that…

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Prayers of a Mountaintop Church

One of the best parts of my work with Stone of Help Ministry is visiting local churches in Haiti. I recently had the opportunity to visit and worship with a small mountaintop church in the remote Boucan-Carré community of Haiti. Most people in this area make their living by agriculture or the…

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