Josh and Livia are getting married


My first son, Joshua, is getting married in less than a month. I am learning that the phrase “we want a simple wedding” is one full of innocence! We were all in an agreement that we wanted to have a simple yet tasteful ceremony. I had no idea that a “simple” wedding had hundreds of […]

The Rich Man and Lazarus


This month the church in Recife’s western suburb of Camaragibe celebrated their 26th anniversary. They had a special worship assembly Sunday night to commemorate. There were 112 in attendance overflowing their small building, which is home to about forty members. They had sixty chairs set out which filled their small auditorium. Many had to participate […]

The apostles called him Barnabas, a name that means “one who encourages others.”


One of the best-known TV and radio speakers in our brotherhood in Brazil is named Antenor Gonsalves. God has gifted him with the ability to effectively preach and teach His word. When he is not ministering to the Itu, Sao Paulo congregation, he is encouraging a group somewhere around Brazil. He graciously accepted our invitation […]