After 14 years of medical mission work at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Steve as a doctor and Nancy as a nurse, the Haitian Baptist Convention invited the Jameses to return to Haiti to help with medical assistance to Christian faith-based community health centers. Working as medical consultants, the Jameses serve as members of local Christian heath teams providing physical, mental, and spiritual health in Jesus’ name to those suffering in darkness. They feel blessed to be a part of God’s healing work in the world.
Steve writes – I am writing from the town of Grande Goave in southern Haiti. Nancy remains in the US on a three month medical leave following surgery in May for early diagnosed breast cancer. She is doing well and does not need chemo or radiation therapy. Once Nancy’s recovery was on tract, I returned to Haiti for four weeks to help with ministry needs here. …
After arriving in the north of Haiti, reconnecting with colleagues, and tending to residency visa renewals and truck repairs, I headed 12 hours south on July 3rd to Grand Goave with our American Baptist missionary colleague, Kihomi Ngwemi. There we met up with our Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Field Personnel colleague Jenny Jenkins. Jenny has been a full-time community health nurse in Haiti since the earthquake of 2010….
As I write, Haiti is experiencing nation-wide rioting over gas prices with calls for the ouster of the democratically elected president. Please pray for all of us here in Haiti, that we can grow in the nonviolent enemy-loving salvation of Jesus.
Thank you for your ongoing faithfulness in prayer and support.