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Emotion in the baptistry

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This is a picture of Tatiana’s baptism. Tatiana (30) came to visit us with her Christian friend Rose. She had been reading the Bible for some time and was very hungry to understand better the word of God. She reminded me so much of the Eunuch reading the prophet Isaiah (Acts 8). She asked if […]

TeenCamp 2016 celebrates 7 baptisms

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Our Teen-Camp this year was another great blessing. We have had this four day event annually for the past 16 years and it just gets better and better. It is such a good feeling seeing our former teens now being a part of our staff and doing a marvelous job at it. I just get […]

A New Phase for the School of the Bible

Our first Theology course students studying the Old Testament.

The School of the Bible is entering a new phase. As you may know, the school has been one of our main outreach efforts in the city of Recife, making Bible classes available for the community since 1982. And it has become the main focus of my ministry here over the past couple of years. […]

Training Future Eldership

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I am writing this from Lar Mana (our church sponsored orphanage) at the end of Elder-Link NE 2015 (annual seminar of Northeast Brazil’s for developing elderships). Everything went well. This may have the best turn out of the six to date. There were eighty participating (sixty men and twenty wives). Twenty congregations were represented, from […]

Working the “angles”

Twenty-six married couples involved in the leadership of a dozen congregations spent the weekend studying how to have a closer walk with God.

Last week twenty-six couples from a dozen area congregations gathered for a weekend of Bible study, fellowship and reflection. Most are involved in the leadership of one of these congregations. Directing the encounter were marriage counse-lors Jerry and Gail Heiderich from El Campo, Texas near Houston. The Heiderichs have served for many years as missionaries […]