Rejoicing in the Midst of Suffering

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Rodrigo, Diego, Luna, Lara & Ana The arrival of COVID presented the church with several challenges. First and foremost, we are dealing with the physical, emotional, and financial hardship of those who lost health, loved ones, or their jobs. However, the church is no stranger to suffering. But something new caught the church off guard […]

Not giving up meeting together (Reopening the Church Building)

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Hand sanitizer tower The latest official stats for our state show that coronavirus cases are slowly in decline. And with this decline, the government has set guidelines for businesses to gradually open. These guidelines also include recommendations and requirements for church gatherings. After eighteen Sundays, the downtown (Boa Vista) congregation celebrated its first worship service […]

Updates from the mission field

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We pray this finds you, your family, and the good brethren there doing well during this trying time. Thankfully, we are all fine on this end, enjoying the presence of our caring Shepherd. Brazil is about a month behind the US on the pandemic’s trajectory. On the latest posting, I noticed that the US had […]

Lar Maná and the pandemic

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When it all started (mid-March), we suspended our computer classes and classes at our little school for a week. This is for children from 1 to 4 years old, who do not have schools in the public network. Lar Mana opened a little school for them. After that, we went back to activities with a […]