Author Archive | dennis

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Prayers for Prazeres & Anderson

First, thanks so much for your prayers for Stenio, Soraia, and Vitória. They’re still looking for another house to move into. Pray we can find one reasonably close to the church building and the brethren who live in that neighborhood to provide assistance and encouragement for them. Soraia only showed up once this week at […]

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Sandra teaching our Derby kids.

Children’s Praise

Most Sundays in Derby Park our sister Sandra (Marcelo’s wife) has a lesson for the children who come to our open air Sunday service. Anywhere from half a dozen to twenty or more kids show up. It’s kind of unpredictable (like our adult gatherings!). But Sandra does a great job and really loves these children. […]

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School Reinforcement Program

Adriele and Andreza in school

Thank you SO much for your prayers for Andreza and Adriele to get into the AGIR school reinforcement program! They’re in! Their approval took longer than we had initially been informed but since it’s also the middle of the school year in Recife it was quite exceptional that the girls did get in. Must have […]

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The road to the Christland Center for Christian Transformation

Good News in Christland

Christland! Wow, that’s a catchy name, isn’t it? Christland is the English translation of a Brazilian ministry called “Cristolandia”. Cristolandia is supported and overseen by the Brazilian Baptist Missions Board. The ministry began when a preacher, Fernando Brandão was invited to speak at a church in downtown São Paulo, Brazil. Fernando got lost on his […]

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A picture of God’s love

Ever seen a picture of God’s love? A few Sundays back in Derby park I left the adults and stepped over to the little playground where our sister Sandra Maria was teaching the children. Andreza started writing something in the ground, then looked up at me and asked, “Is that right, uncle Dennis?” (It’s common […]

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