Category Archives: Updates

Say Uncle!

Between my wife and me, we have 28 nephews and nieces. Yep, 28! Some are now grown and married, and some are just turning three…but I am used to the name “uncle.” I like the title. It clearly indicates that … Continue reading

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Eight

Great news from Blackbox: we recently welcomed our eighth boy into our Dominican Republic home! Eight! That means eight warm, safe beds away from the streets. Eight lives transformed by counseling and education. Eight young men encountering the God who made them and loves … Continue reading

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Team Blackbox

Last month, thousands of runners hit the streets of Tulsa, OK, for a 2K, 5K and 15K run. In each race, several runners represented one team. They came from different towns and churches, but they still ran together. They passed … Continue reading

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Quit Feeling Helpless

When I hear the numbers, I get overwhelmed in a hurry. 400,000 boys are victims of sex trafficking. 60% of tourism to Costa Rica is connected to the sex industry. 15,000 boys are being trafficked in the Dominican Republic. Some … Continue reading

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One boy

One boy entered our hearts. The horrific realization, that our world had almost no idea that boys were victims of sex trafficking and that these boys had no places equipped to help them, first sprung into our hearts because of … Continue reading

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Pieces In Place

Greetings, friends! We wanted to give you a quick update on what is happening with Blackbox International. Finding the right rental property in the Dominican Republic proved to be a challenge. Thank you for praying with us about this. God … Continue reading

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Oh So Close

Lots has been happening since we completed the 50/50 Campaign. God has been good, and there are plenty of things to keep lifting up to him, as we prepare to open our first home for trafficked boys in the Dominican … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 Update

Hello friends, We hope that your summer has been a great one. Many of us on the Blackbox team have been traveling to and fro, but lots has still been happening with the ministry, so we wanted to take a … Continue reading

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Initial Strategy

Initial Strategy 01/20/2011 Blackbox Team After much prayer and research, the board of Blackbox narrowed the initial target field to Central America and the Caribbean. Blackbox board members are currently traveling to each country for the purpose of: 1) assessing … Continue reading

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