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Nurturing Newcomers with the Fundamentals of Faith

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In our congregation, we welcome new members through baptism and transfers from other churches. These individuals come from diverse backgrounds and vary in age. Upon joining, they integrate into our fellowship and become part of our community. Although we often assume they possess a basic understanding of biblical knowledge, we have discovered that their levels […]

Five barley loaves and two fish: a dream come true

Women Seminar 2023

Filled with joy and expectation, 280 Christian women convened for the 31st annual ladies’ seminar. Each year, the four-day workshop is organized by a different congregation in a new city. This year’s host was the city of Triunfo, Pernambuco. Triunfo, a green oasis amidst the arid Sertão region of Northeast Brazil, is a six-hour drive […]

Some have entertained angels without knowing it

Community of Venezuelans near Recife

The situation of the Venezuelans in Brazil is still precarious. They started a migration to Brazil a few years ago when the situation of their country started to deteriorate under the dictatorship of Maduro. They fled their country to avoid dying of hunger. So far, 300,000 Venezuelans have migrated to Brazil. It is a sad […]

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 […]