Putting in order what was unfinished

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One of our great challenges of this mission effort has been to establish elderships. A recent poll showed that there are now 326 congregations in Brazil since churches of Christ began sending missionaries 65 years ago. However, less than 5% of these have elders. In the New Testament, we see that elderships were common in […]

Expanding our online courses

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Hewerton teaching Greek Because the number of Covid cases in Brazil is still rising and vaccination programs are slowly starting to roll out, the government continues imposing several restrictions on businesses, schools, and churches. Due to these many restrictions, the School of the Bible has not returned to in-person classes. We hope to return as […]

Remembering the poor

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As the pandemic has hit the economy, many of the poorest are feeling it the most. The Body of Christ has responded by increasing her effort to relieve their suffering. This past weekend, a group traveled to a community in the interior of Recife State of Pernambuco. This village is a five-hour drive by car. […]

Update on the Venezuelan community

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One of the Venezuelan refugees living here called me asking for our help. He said that his brother (Lindolfo) and family were stuck in the Northern state of Maranhão (a 36-hour bus ride). They were in desperate need and desired to move to be with his family here in Recife. Here he could join his […]