Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

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Every Christian wants to grow spiritually. Our lifelong goal as disciples is to be more like our Lord. As the apostle Paul sought to do with those to whom he ministered, “…we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of Him who is the head, that is, Christ” (Ephesians 4:12). To this end, Recife’s […]

Experiences in Teaching the Bible in English

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Special moments from the English Conversation Classes. We had an exceptional team from the US visit us in October through December. They came through an organization called Let’s Start Talking. This mission organization sends people all across the globe to teach the Bible to English students. We received three different projects this year. Each group […]

Love One Another: Updates from the Field

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“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 […]

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 […]