What is the purpose of LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc.?
LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable and religious purposes to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ according to the inerrant and infallible word of the Holy Bible.
LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc. will participate in, but is not limited to, evangelistic outreach, corporate worship, pastoral training and care, missionary activities, helping the poor and needy, and any other activity as deemed necessary to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ. LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc. will also participate in, but not be limited to providing religious services for weddings, ordinations, baptisms, dedications, funerals, memorials, and the like.
When and how was LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc. created?
This ministry to the Haitian people was founded September 21, 1994 in Columbus, Ohio.It was then implanted in Mariani, Haiti, in April 1995.
God gave Mary Jane (Basel) Jolibois a vision to start this ministry after she had already served in the Haitian country as a missionary for eight years with NEW Missions.
LivingHopeMinistries began in Haiti on borrowed land and when the time came to return the land, LivingHopeMinistries purchased the land at its present location in Grand Saline, Mariani in August 1998.There was nothing on the land except scrubs, thorn bushes, cows, goats and emptiness.But God began building the LivingHopeMinistries campus and it is still growing today.
LivingHopeMinistries in Haiti, Inc. believes in the entire inspired Word of God, the Bible as the inerrant, revealed, and inspired Word of God that is unchangeable and the infallible authority in all areas of life, faith, and good will. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
We believe in the gifts of the Spirit, as written in 1 Corinthians, chapters 12 and 14 and the operation of these gifts according to the entire scriptures.
We believe in the evidence of the fruit of the Spirit in a Christianís life according to Galatians 5:22-23.
We believe in salvation through faith evidenced by works and the confessions of faith according to Romans 10:9-10 and James 2:17.
We believe in the great commission and carrying the Gospel to all mankind (Matthew 28:18-20 and Mark 16:15-18).
We believe in the sinfulness of all mankind (Romans 3:23).
We believe in the second birth (John 3:3).
We believe in water Baptism according to John 3:5 and Matthew 28:19, and holy Communion according to 1 Corinthians 11:23-24 and Acts 2:42-46.