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 […]
Pray For These: The prayer needs of our friends on the street and in the favelas of Recife.
Dear Friends, I apologize for taking so long to share news with you from our ministry. God has been good and has given us a lot to do. The blessings have been numerous but the challenges have also grown. Today we need your urgent prayers for Stenio, Soraia, and Vitória. Stenio is in his second […]
A couple of weeks back I asked for prayers for an NBC news team coming to Recife to do a report on the Zika virus. Recife has had an alarming number of newborns with microcephaly as a result of Zika infections during the mother’s pregnancy. This was the first time I assisted a news team […]
Thanks for your prayers for Rodolfo. The good news is his family went on visitation day. The not so good news is they convinced him to check out of Christland this coming weekend and return home. It’s hard to blame them. They miss him and he’s looking great. Better than he has in a long […]
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 […]