Dan Henry's Prayer Letter FEB2011

February 15, 2011 Grace and Peace, By the time you recieve this letter I will have completed my first year of serving with Word Made Flesh in Sierra Leone. Since my arrival I’ve been busy leading the Light House program which is designed to disciple youth who have lived on the streets. For three months […]

Harrell May Prayer Letter

May 1, 2010 …being confident in this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion… -Philippians 1:6 Dear Friends and Family, We hope this finds you all well! Before we start with updates, we just want to thank you all again for your faithful support and prayers. We […]

Harrell February Prayer Letter

February 1, 2010 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp […]

Harrell March Prayer Letter

March 1, 2010 Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. -Mark Twain Hello Friends and Family! How are you […]

Harrell April Prayer Letter

April 1, 2010 Here on Mount Zion the LORD Almighty will prepare a banquet for all the nations of the world—a banquet of the richest food and the finest wine. Here he will suddenly remove the cloud of sorrow that has been hanging over all the nations. The Sovereign LORD will destroy death forever! He […]

Confessions of confusion

I have been finding simplicity anything but simple recently. Starry-eyed and romantic, I left my good-paying job, excellent benefits and a promising retirement plan in a feeble attempt to “give up everything and come follow Jesus.” That was six years ago. To many of my friends in the U.S., my life in Sierra Leone is […]

Celebrate what?!

Ever heard the piercing squeal of automobile brakes right before an accident? Well, that’s kind of what happens in my mind when I first think of “celebrating obedience.” I mean, really, isn’t obedience one of those harsh, prickly things, with all sorts of connotations of punishment and fear? Let’s celebrate weddings and birthdays, Christmas and […]

February 2009 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends and Family, Hello again from Freetown!! We hope that this finds you all well. We sure do miss you guys! Thank you for your continued e-mails, prayers and support. They mean so much to us… Things have calmed down here after the busy holiday season. Thanks for your prayers for our kiddos during […]


Dear Family and Friends, Grace, hope, and peace to you. Life is good here in Freetown. God is gracious with us as we stumble forward. Ever patient, He is working everything together for good. We are grateful for many things: 1. The Lighthouse board of directors is showing renewed compassion and commitment to at-risk youth. […]

September 2008 Prayer Letter

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord,“plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hopeand a future.  Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me,and I will listen to you.  You will seek me and find me when you seek me with […]