2015 In Pictures

2015 is almost gone! Here’s a look back at some of our high points throughout the year.

 

 

 

The Sharpe Family, along Lynnsey McAllister, let the first week of 2015 headed for the Philippines

The Sharpe Family, along Lynnsey McAllister, let the first week of 2015 headed for the Philippines

 

The Board of Directors for Unsheltered International, Philippines is formed

The Board of Directors for Unsheltered International, Philippines is formed

 

Our first experience with street children

Our first experience with street children

Children visit our home for the first time. We gave them baths and lunch

Children visit our home for the first time. We gave them baths and lunch

We visit the dumpsite in Bacolod City for the first time

We visit the dumpsite in Bacolod City for the first time

 

A building is built at the dumpsite and we begin a weekly ministry for the children

A building is built at the dumpsite and we begin a weekly ministry for the children

 

A building is constructed in a village called Handumannan and becomes a meal center for children

A building is constructed in a village called Handumannan and becomes a meal center for children

 

 

Pastor Todd Crusenberry leads the GPA Medical team and we partner to help over 1000 people

Pastor Todd Crusenberry leads the GPA Medical team and we partner to help over 1000 people

 

A team is trained to minister to the homeless in Bacolod City

A team is trained to minister to the homeless in Bacolod City

 

 

Two brother are rescued and reunited with family after almost two months on the streets.

Two brother are rescued and reunited with family after almost two months on the streets.

 

Pastor Steve Dixon brings a team to help in summer camp and the meal centers

Pastor Steve Dixon brings a team to help in summer camp and the meal centers

 

Back in the U.S., Pastors Tim Crusenberry, Steve Dixon, and Michael Moore lead the City Gate Resource Clinic in PA

Back in the U.S., Pastors Tim Crusenberry, Steve Dixon, and Michael Moore lead the City Gate Resource Clinic in PA

 

 

Sharpe family returned to U.S. in May. Several of our church families welcomed us home.

Sharpe family returned to U.S. in May. Several of our church families welcomed us home.

 

My dad (left) joined us in Bristol, VA for our annual resource clinic in June. Billy Sampson and Kenny Marr joined in as well.

My dad (left) joined us in Bristol, VA for our annual resource clinic in June. Billy Sampson and Kenny Marr joined in as well.

 

Sarah got saved and baptized

Sarah got saved and baptized

 

 

We spent our family vacation in Pigeon Forge

We spent our family vacation in Pigeon Forge

 

One of our dearest friends and very faithful supporter, went home to be with the Lord. We love you Patsy Parker and we miss you like crazy. Thank you for loving our family and helping us in our mission so much.

One of our dearest friends and very faithful supporter, went home to be with the Lord. We love you Patsy Parker and we miss you like crazy. Thank you for loving our family and helping us in our mission so much.

 

Travis's Papa Ergie turned 80. We celebrated during Thanksgiving.

Travis’s Papa Ergie turned 80. We celebrated during Thanksgiving.

 

Precious was the first baby to be born to an Unsheltered International staff member. Congratulations Genevieve and MarKinley!

Precious was the first baby to be born to an Unsheltered International staff member. Congratulations Genevieve and MarKinley!

 

At 14, Hunter finally surpassed his Papa Harvey in height!

At 14, Hunter finally surpassed his Papa Harvey in height!

 

Sharpe family spent Christmas Eve in Walmart parking lot. (That was a first!)

Sharpe family spent Christmas Eve in Walmart parking lot. (That was a first!)

 

Over 500 kids in our ministry had a great Christmas!

Over 500 kids in our ministry had a great Christmas!

 

 

James Dennis came to hear me (Travis) preach on December 27th. James was one of the first men to get saved at the Mission in Augusta, GA over 10 years ago.

James Dennis came to hear me (Travis) preach on December 27th. James was one of the first men to get saved at the Mission in Augusta, GA over 10 years ago.

 

Thanks for sticking with us throughout 2015. I pray that you have a great New Year and we’ll see you in a few days!!