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God’s Not Dead, Are You?

2015 Acampateen Campers & Workers

This July we held the annual retreat for youth in the congregations of Recife and neighboring cities. We had 65 teens, and 35 helping brothers and sisters, spend four days learning more about what it means to follow and serve a living God. The theme was based on a well known apologetics book and movie “God’s Not Dead”. […]

When God’s people live together in unity

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As you know, our life in Christ consists of many types of experiences. Some are of trials and tribulation to increase our faith. Others are of happiness and joy to encourage our hope. And to increase our love, God has given us sweet brotherly fellowship. And church Sunday was just such a wonderful blessing for […]

Finding Jesus

Luiza and family

I met Luiza, 15, when she came to our teen camp in July. After the camp was over she started to come to church every Sunday. She came to us asking how she could better understand what it meant to become a Christian. It is always so good to see someone interested in knowing more […]

A record breaking youth camp

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The month of July is a crowning moment for the youth in our congregation. For several months, we have been planning our annual youth camp that brings together youth from all around the metropolitan area of Recife, including some from neighboring states. This year the camp turns 13 and is officially a “teenager”! And to […]

Weak hands and feeble knees

Englsih Bible class (08Jan13)

Lagoa de Itaenga (Lake It-ta-en-ga) is a small, farming community an hour and a half northwest of Recife. If you were to drive through it, which you probably wouldn’t since it’s off the main highway and has no tourist attractions, you wouldn’t notice anything outstanding about it (I can’t even find the lake that gives […]