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Emotion in the baptistry


This is a picture of Tatiana’s baptism. Tatiana (30) came to visit us with her Christian friend Rose. She had been reading the Bible for some time and was very hungry to understand better the word of God. She reminded me so much of the Eunuch reading the prophet Isaiah (Acts 8). She asked if […]

Austins’ visit to Recife

Doug, Nici and Jonah with School of the Bible students

We were blessed last month by the visit of Doug, Nicki, and Jonah Austin. Doug is the pulpit minister with the Country Club Road Church of Christ in Roswell, New Mexico. They came down to look over the mission work in spite of the ongoing Zika virus crisis, which originated here in Recife by the […]

Such is the Kingdom of Heaven

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Finally that special afternoon had arrived. We have been waiting anxiously for this day. The teddy bears were all ready to be delivered into the hands of the children. Each bear was protected inside a plastic bag and tied by a big colorful ribbon. A few ladies here in Recife work every Wednesday afternoon at […]

Alex’s first impressions


Note: Alexandra, 18, is the granddaughter of my first cousin. She’s fresh out of high school, works as a technician in a hospital and preparing to go to college in January. I’d never met her until she contacted me recently saying she’d like to visit because she’s considering doing mission work. It was a blessing […]