Conduit Mission, a Christian non-profit organization in Franklin, Tennessee, issued a $25 challenge via their followers on Twitter in the early hours following the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti. With the assurance that every penny donated would be used to serve the Haitian people through Restoration Ministries in Jacmel, Haiti, Conduit Mission raised over $76,000 in just two weeks, allowing for over 50,000 pounds of food, water and supplies to be immediately sent to Haiti.

Restoration Ministries, a church of a few hundred serving the poorest of Haiti’s poor, is serving as the distribution point for the food, clean water and medical care. Jacmel, a coastal town on the southern coast of Haiti, was damaged severely and was cut off from relief after the quake. With a population of 40,000, the town is estimated to be 40% homeless. But with a stream of refugees pouring in, the estimated population in the tent cities has soared to 80,000, with thousands more arriving daily.

“The need is great, and people have given in a tremendous outpouring,” says Conduit Mission founder Darren Tyler. “When the images of dead bodies in the streets are long gone from CNN and FOX News, there will still be people in desperate need. We’re encouraging people to think about and commit to a monthly contribution, even if it’s only $10 a month. This is a long term crisis that can’t be solved with short term commitments.”

After learning of Conduit Mission’s efforts, Tyler was invited to appear on the top-rated national radio show “Jay Sekulow Live,” the daily radio outreach of the American Center for Law and Justice that airs on over 800 stations nationwide as well as SIRIUS/XM. Tyler called in to the show on January 14th, 15th and 18th to provide updates on Conduit Mission’s relief efforts.

“This problem is so large that it might intimidate or paralyze us into doing nothing,” adds Tyler. “We must not let that happen. Conduit Mission was in Haiti before the quake and we’ll be there long after the quake.”

Conduit Mission was started as a Bible study in September of 2007 with a goal of being a “conduit” of God’s power, God’s love and God’s resources. Conduit Mission partners with organizations that are providing basic living needs such as food, clothing, shelter and medical care. The overhead of the organization is kept low in order to accomplish the goal to “live simply that others may simply live.” In just over two years, Conduit Mission has taken in and given away over $200,000 to ministries in Africa, Haiti and Middle Tennessee. Conduit Mission serves as a ministry of Conduit Church – a church plant that launched this month in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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