Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.” Matthew 9:12 I may be wrong, but it’s occurred to me that some of our readers and supporters might not be that familiar with the nature of chemical dependency, or as it’s more commonly called “addiction”. I recently watched a very […]
In His Footsteps: Where and how we try to walk in Jesus footsteps, serving the needy on the streets of Recife.
Every week I spend at least one day at one of the Christland centers for Christian formation. Most people would call them a recovery center, but Christland sees them as more than that. The goal isn’t just recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, but the formation of Christ in each man and his transformation to […]
Today’s post is a translation of a brief reflection I go back to every New Year. It was written by a Brazilian contributor to one of our Portuguese websites. Something to think about… “Less” by Jairo Larozza I wish you a new year of less. less worry, and less enmity, less things cluttering up your […]
Jesus went and lived in Capernaum,… to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah: Galilee of the Gentiles – the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned… Matthew 4:13-15 After this, Jesus went out and saw a […]
Edson, a very special young man was the first one reached by our Jesus in the Streets ministry over ten years ago. He had been homeless for about seven years at that time, with all the craziness and dependency that comes with life on the streets of Recife. By God’s grace Edson not only got […]