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“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 […]

Little angel Mariana has left us

Little angel Mariana has left us

This past week was not easy for our church. Everyone’s hearts became heavy when we received news that little Mariana had lost her battle against cancer. As a church, we followed closely the events that happened in the life of this four year old. She now rests in peace in the loving embrace of our […]

The Faithful Gardener

The Faithful Gardener

Zé Gomes (63 years old) was baptized today. He is a very hard working man, an excellent gardener. At first he started coming to the church to fix the yard and became friends with several people in our congregation. Later, he started to come to our services.   Six years ago Zé Gomes lost his […]

Growing into Christ

Growing into Christ

I am so pleased with the youth of our congregation. They are so excited about their life in Christ. They love to be in the company of other Christians. It is very common for them to go to worship Sunday morning, eat lunch together at a small nearby mall if they have money, if they […]