Living the Adventure
Haiti Update

Haiti Update

Haiti continues to weigh heavy on my heart. I will miss traveling to Sobier, Haiti this year. The Haitian border has been closed since March 19. The Prime Minister recently called for the airport to begin receiving flights. A reopening date has not been established as

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Celebration Banquet–Date and Location Change

Celebration Banquet–Date and Location Change

The Celebration Banquet will look a little different this year. We have decided to move to a new location because of the pandemic. We have also moved the date to Saturday, August 29 at 6pm. The Celebration Banquet will be held in New Haven, Illinois at

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Grow You Up

Grow You Up

My family and I broke away from Illinois to head to Florida where some of Nancy’s extended family has a condo in Clearwater Beach. We enjoyed the condo last year and before the Coronavirus pandemic, we had planned to travel to Florida again this year. As

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Silence

Silence

Part of my “stay at home” discipline has been to read more books in a variety of topic areas. I have already finished five books covering topics like: Prayer, our relationship with God, proclamation evangelism, and leadership. I am presently working on a Donald Miller book

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Hear Matt Online

Hear Matt Online

Matt has been blessed with the opportunity to preach for two pastors during the month of May. You can hear his sermons by either going to the Living the Adventure Ministries Facebook Page or the ministry’s YouTube Channel (livingtheadventure12). If you have not previously liked the ministry Facebook Page, take

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Family Update

Family Update

Micah and Judah participated in the Solo and Ensemble Contest on March 7. They did very well with all firsts and one second in their variety of pieces.
Elijah has been elected as the Interfraternity Council Executive Vice President at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Judah turned

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Gathered Together

Gathered Together

The grass is getting green. The trees and flowers are budding and the drab colors of winter are giving way to the bold colors of the new life of spring. As I watch out my window during this pandemic stay at home order, I long for

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Thank You

Thank You

I am thankful for my parents, Brad and Donna Henson, who are great supporters of Living the Adventure Ministries. I want to thank them for driving the January 2020 Haiti Team to Nashville and picking us up and for taking care of our children in February

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Haiti–I Go Before You

Haiti–I Go Before You

What seemed a great plan for the future became a great response to an immediate need. In last month’s Adventure Journal, you read about the Haiti Team purchasing five treadle sewing machines to start a vocational school in Yvon, Haiti. In our mind, we would collaborate

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My Journal by Jordan Smithson

My Journal by Jordan Smithson

Hi, My name is Jordan, I am 26 years old. I recently returned from a mission trip to Yvon, Haiti. This was my first time out of the country on a mission trip. The experience was definitely more than I can put to words.
We flew

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