Thank you all so much for your prayers! Last week I asked prayers for a food distribution we would be doing for families in two of the needy communities we serve. I was a little concerned about the possibility of some turmoil. Word was already spreading about the Corona virus and probable shortages of every […]
In His Footsteps: Where and how we try to walk in Jesus footsteps, serving the needy on the streets of Recife.
You might not know it, but Christmas comes early in Brazil. Must be the balmy weather. Here’s a look at our Christmas worship service and banquet in the Derby Park church. Precious fellowship, a delicious and abundant meal, and many hearts grateful for the good news of the birth of our Savior. Please watch this […]
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 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 […]