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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

Acampateen XIII 1621

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 […]

Soldiers of Christ

armor of god

Are you ready for the spiritual battles? Every year in the northeast of Brazil we have a special event called Mega Encontro de Jovens (Great Youth Gathering). While we have several youth gatherings throughout the year, there is something special that makes this one unique: Most youth events are hosted by some of our older […]