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Have you left your first love?

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The big news this month is the 31st annual Congresso (Lectureship) of the Northeast (Brazil). It started Thursday and ran through Sunday. It was held in city of Belo Jardim (120 miles west of Recife). Each year this event moves around the cities of Northeast Brazil. It was the third time this congregation hosted it. […]

Day of the Family of God

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Every year we hold a special worship assembly where congregations from across greater Recife (and even beyond) come together under one roof. Normally we have it in the vacation months of July or August, but due to problems with the venue, we almost didn’t have one this year. However, God heard our prayers and everything […]

New Classes at the School of the Bible

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This period the School of Bible had over 140 students in 9 courses. I am teaching two of them. Both of my courses are in the new Theology training series that began in March. One of the courses is called Introduction to the Bible. It deals with basic questions like: “Can we believe the Bible?”, […]

Austins’ visit to Recife

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We were blessed last month by the visit of Doug, Nicki, and Jonah Austin. Doug is the pulpit minister with the Country Club Road Church of Christ in Roswell, New Mexico. They came down to look over the mission work in spite of the ongoing Zika virus crisis, which originated here in Recife by the […]

Being Like Jesus – NE Christian Lectureship 2016

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Last weekend was our annual Northeast (Brazil) Christian Lectureship. We call it “Congresso”. This four-day “fellowship feast” is held in a different city of Northeast Brazil each year with a different local congregation hosting it. This way many different congregations can partake in the blessing of hospitality and those who come can get to know the […]