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Love One Another: Updates from the Field

“Simon, son of John, do you love Me?” After his monumental failure of denying the Lord, Peter is reinstated to his ministry by Jesus in John 21:15-19. While many dismiss the differences in the two Greek words used for “love” in this passage (agape and phileo), I believe the Holy Spirit inspired John to choose […]

School of the Bible: 2018 In Review

Group of students at one of our classes.

Before we get into the stats, a quick reminder about the School the Bible’s purpose: The School of the Bible in Recife started off as a Great Cities church planting effort and played an important role in helping plant over 20 new local churches in Greater Recife. Since our humble beginnings, we have grown and […]

Take Heed to Yourselves and to All the Flock (ElderLink 2018)

ElderLink 2018

Last weekend was our annual Elder-Link seminar. It was held at the downtown Boa Vista church building which is easily accessible from all over the city. sixty participants came from thirteen congregations. There were five speakers including Antenor Gonçalves from Sao Paulo (1700 miles south) and David McKinney from Joao Pessoa (100 miles north). All […]

Let all things be done for edification

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Saturday was a one-day seminar on “Leading in the Church Assembly”. There was a good turnout with 70 men of nearby congregations participating. The seminar had four lessons taught by the Elders. Regis taught the first one on the proper attire for leading in a church function. Some young adults have gone up front in […]