Lake Charles, LA – When Storms Come

Two Storms Lake Charles, LA is approximately 30 miles from Cameron Parish where Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27, 2020.  Laura had 150 mph winds when it struck, devastating Cameron Parish.  The winds remained around 130 mph when the storm […]

And then came Delta….

Just six weeks after Hurricane Laura devastated the Lake Charles, LA area Hurricane Delta made landfall in almost the same place with almost 100 mph winds and torrential rainfall…. Hurricane Laura had devastated the area. After six weeks some progress […]

ReachGlobal Crisis Response – Why do we do what we do?

Midland, MI In the middle of May, two dams failed near Midland, Michigan. Crisis Response sent several staff to work with Midland Evangelical Free Church to help rebuild homes and lives. The response from people in the surrounding community was […]

Responding to Crisis

Crisis Event Trends We live in a time where major Crisis Events happen all too often. Responding to Crisis Events effectively requires a prayerful, coordinated and “people over projects” approach. As seen from this chart, the number of Crisis Events […]

For This Purpose

One of my key roles includes raising awareness of the Crisis Response ministry amongst churches and church members. Many churches are not aware of the ministry or have a limited view of the ministry and its capabilities. In California, there […]

Oh Come, Oh Come Emanuel

I love Christmas. It is a time of family and sharing special moments with friends. I love Christmas music, the decorations we have in our home and the ones we see around our neighborhoods. It is a time of giving […]

Adventures in Ministry

It has been a wonderful and eventful start to my ministry with the Crisis Response Team. One of my first activities was to attend a training session that the Crisis Response Team was giving for Zions Evangelical Church in Bland, […]

The Journey Begins

Welcome to my blog and thank you for dropping by. I chose the title Vision Hope Partners as I believe that embodies the message of the ReachGlobal Crisis Response team. And as of September 12, I am officially part of […]