While my day to day focus is on the poor, homeless, and chemically dependent, I know how vital it is for the expansion of the Kingdom that godly leaders be raised up to take the Gospel further in our time and to carry on in future generations the work we are doing now. Today’s post […]
In His Footsteps: Where and how we try to walk in Jesus footsteps, serving the needy on the streets of Recife.
In the twelve years I’ve been involved in working with the poor, homeless and chemically dependent I’ve had contact with a number of government and NGO organizations whose objective was to help the needy. All had good intentions, some did a lot of good, but none have been nearly as effective as Christland in both […]
If you didn’t catch them I would encourage you to go back and watch the videos of Parts 1, 2 and 3 of our interview with André. Or at least read the transcripts. André first came to our church in Derby Park in 2013. He was living on the streets of Recife, heavily dependent on […]
The Christland Center for Christian Transformation is the organization we partner with to help men and women find a new life in Jesus Christ and through Christ overcome their addictions and substance abuse. Every week I teach a class at Christland’s center in the hills near the little town of Paudalho. Christland in the hills […]
It had been a difficult week. I hadn’t slept much in several days. When I got up Sunday morning it was all I could do to fix the hundred baloney sandwiches that are my part of the Sunday breakfast we provide after worship in Derby Park. Running late as usual, I was out the door […]