Tag Archives: commitment

A record breaking youth camp

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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 […]

“I am again in the pains of childbirth”

"I am again in the pains of childbirth"

Here (4:19) the apostle Paul speaks of his struggle to mature the church in Galatia. Every parent will testify that raising a child is infinitely harder than conceiving one. This principle is true when it comes to caring for a congregation of the Lord’s people. Starting one isn’t nearly as difficult as it is to […]

Old Friends Made New in Christ

Old Friends Made New in Christ

“A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” Pv. 18:24 Over the past couple of months, I have sat down to study the Bible with Peter and Lucas. They are two young men at our church who are very close friends. They remind […]