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Easter Reflections from Christian Mission South Haiti

As the world commemorates Good Friday, a day of solemn reflection and remembrance for Christians worldwide, our hearts at Christian Mission South Haiti are heavy yet hopeful. In the midst of unprecedented challenges facing our beloved Haiti, we are reminded of the profound significance of Easter – a message of hope, renewal, and the triumph of light over darkness.

Haiti, our resilient nation, is facing one of its most trying times in recent history. The pervasive grip of gang violence has seized control of the majority of Port-au-Prince, leaving communities in fear and uncertainty. The streets that once echoed with vibrant rhythms of life are now shrouded in fear and despair. Yet, amidst this darkness, we cling to the promise of Easter – the promise of redemption, restoration, and the unwavering love of our Savior.

At Christian Mission South Haiti, our mission remains steadfast: to be a beacon of hope in the darkest of times, to extend a helping hand to those in need, and to share the transformative message of God's love with all. Despite the challenges that confront us, we continue to serve our communities with unwavering dedication, driven by our faith and fueled by the power of prayer.

As we reflect on the significance of Easter, we are reminded of the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ on the cross. His selfless act of love and redemption serves as a beacon of hope for all humanity, transcending boundaries of time and space. In the midst of our own trials and tribulations, we find solace in knowing that we are not alone – that the same power that raised Christ from the dead resides within us, guiding us through the darkest of valleys.
In Haiti, where the shadows of despair loom large, the message of Easter holds particular resonance.

It is a reminder that even in the midst of chaos and uncertainty, there is always hope. It is a call to action, challenging us to rise above our circumstances and to be beacons of light in a world engulfed by darkness. It is an invitation to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters, to lift each other up in prayer, and to work together towards a brighter, more hopeful future.
As we navigate these turbulent times, we call upon all our supporters and friends to continue to pray for Haiti – for peace, for stability, and for the safety of all those affected by violence and unrest. We invite you to join us in our mission, to stand with us in solidarity, and to be a voice of hope and compassion in a world that so desperately needs it.

Together, we can make a difference. Together, we can be agents of change. Together, we can bring light to the darkest of places and hope to the most despairing of hearts. As we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior this Easter, may we be reminded of the transformative power of love, and may we be inspired to shine brightly in a world that so desperately needs the light.
In closing, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our supporters, volunteers, and partners who stand with us in solidarity and who continue to support our mission. May the hope of Easter fill your hearts with joy and your lives with purpose, today and always.

With love and blessings,

Pastor Jim Johnston, President, 
Jean Alix Lusma, Field Director, 
Alex Lusma, Executive Secretary, 
Nevin Curtis, Board Member,
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