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2019 Annual Ladies Retreat: Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall

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Inspired by this famous phrase from the classic Snow-White story, we decided on this theme for our annual ladies’ retreat of Northeast Brazil. I was asked to select the Bible lessons for the event. I chose: The Mirror Smudged by Sin, The Mirror of Religiosity, The Stage Mirror (Social Media), The True Mirror, and The […]

School of the Bible: 2018 In Review

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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 […]