Rediscovering Agape: Lessons in Love from The Sermon on the Mount

The letters of James and 1 Peter (Mar24)

Last month marked the beginning of a new period at the School of the Bible. Some of the courses offered this time include the Letter to the Romans, the Letters of James and 1 Peter, and The Art of Preaching. I have twenty students in my course on The Sermon on the Mount. About half […]

Cultivating Elders: Reflections on Boa Vista’s Men’s Training Ministry

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The men’s training ministry at the Boa Vista (downtown) church has had a year filled with Bible learning and spiritual growth. Twenty-five men completed this phase of their training. The biblical subjects studied in 2023 were the Gospel of John, 1 Corinthians, Proverbs, and Jeremiah. There were also practical lessons like proper presentation in the […]

Run with endurance the race that is set before us

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The Camaragibe congregation, located on the west side of Recife, marked its 35th anniversary with an inspiring gathering that evoked nostalgia and reinvigorated the faith of its members. The congregation’s evolution from a modest Bible study group beneath a mango tree to its current stature reaffirms the Lord’s promise to nurture even the tiniest “mustard […]

That the world may know that You sent Me: Day of the Family of God

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The annual Day of the Family of God is the church’s most prominent gathering, a long-standing tradition that unites congregations from throughout the metropolitan area. This event offers a special time for brethren who don’t regularly worship at the same location to rekindle their bonds. Anticipating a significant attendance this year, we secured a school […]