Tag Archives: couples

Learning to live together

What comes to mind when you think about Brazil? It is well known for its soccer, beaches and also Carnaval. I like soccer and I like the beach, Carnaval, however, is a whole different story. For four or five days the whole country stops to party in the streets. What began as a religious observance […]

Their big day!

Josh & Livia Wedding day

It was a summer afternoon. The big day had arrived! The bride and the groom looked so happy and excited! Everywhere we could feel that air of excitement, love, romance, simplicity and joy. Under the trees, the white tables and chairs were set all dressed up in white and blue. Yellow flowers on little glass […]

“set in order what remains and appoint elders in every city”

Official Photo ElderLink 2012

Last weekend was a long one and saw our second annual Elder-Link take place. This three day event is a ministry aimed at helping with one of the church’s greatest needs in Northeast Brazil. Of the 135 congregations in this vast region of Brazil only three have elderships. May God help us to have mature […]

Progressing in our marriages


The following week we had our biggest couples’ meeting of 2011. Forty-two couples from half a dozen nearby congregations (plus several visitors) came. David and Adriana McKinney, who work with the church in the city of Joao Pessoa (two hours North), came down to teach the classes. They taught on problem resolution in the relationship. […]