This was posted by the Director of ReachGlobal Crisis Response, Mark Lewis on his recent trip to the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan – Philippines14NOVOne of the many families now homeless from the destruction of Haiyan.‘Nothing…’ No contact as of yet with the five Evangelical Free Churches (of the Philippines – EFCP) located on the east coast ofContinue reading “Typhoon Haiyan – Philippines”
Author Archives: Rob and Jackie Passer
I’ve always wanted to see fall in New England. I am NOT a fall person. I like Spring with the Crocuses and tulips, the robins and blue birds and the fresh smell of a spring day. Rob is a Fall person. He likes the leaves turning, ducks and geese flying and the crisp smell ofContinue reading “Autumn…”
The old has gone the new has come!
Welcome to our NEW blog! We hope you enjoy this blog and Follow for updates! Some things have changed and some have not take a moment to look around. This will be our new home and we want to welcome you into our lives. We look forward to sharing in our new home! Remember toContinue reading “The old has gone the new has come!”
Watching from afar
Each night as the ReachGlobal Crisis Response Colorado assessment team posts their pictures and updates their blogs I am blown away by the devastation in one of the most beautiful places in the USA. The picture below is what used to be main street in Glen Haven, CO. Rivers and creeks have literally been reroutedContinue reading “Watching from afar”
It’s happening again. The same feeling I had in August of 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and the flood waters rushed in to inundate the city. The same feeling I had in 2010 when the earthquake devastated Haiti and the same feeling as last October when Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast. AContinue reading
Storing up treasures
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. Matthew 6:19-20 Yesterday after church and a sermon by our pastor on stewardship, RobContinue reading “Storing up treasures”
Multplying Churches Globally
What do a Czech church planter, two Chilean church planters, 2 Canadian church planters planting churches in Ukraine, 1 American church planter planting churches in Canada, a gentleman planting churches in Spain, a Peruvian husband and American wife planting churches in Peru and a bunch of new ReachGlobal and SEND missionaries have in common? WeContinue reading “Multplying Churches Globally”
Partnerships and Partners
Back in 2011, shortly after we started the application process with ReachGlobal, Crisis Response, a tornado hit in North Minneapolis. Our thoughts went immediately to how we could get our home church, Maple Grove Evangelical Free Church (MGEFC), involved in the relief and recovery work. First we looked for ministries in the affected area forContinue reading “Partnerships and Partners”
Why long term missionaries in Crisis Response locations?
We often get questions about why we are needed in these crisis locations, what we will be doing and how we will do it. Those are all great questions! So we thought we’d try to answer some of them. First of all we are needed on site at the crisis/disaster locations to help the localContinue reading “Why long term missionaries in Crisis Response locations?”
Just a short update. We are going through a blog reconstruction. Check out Jackie’s Story and the Frequently Asked Questions pages!