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 […]
In His Footsteps: Where and how we try to walk in Jesus footsteps, serving the needy on the streets of Recife.
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 […]
I just realized I hadn’t shared one of our best videos of the Jesus in the Streets ministry. In the summer of 2014 Corey Robinson and Raul Membreño stayed with us in Recife and helped with our Street Ministry and work with the chemically dependent in the Christland project. The guys served alongside our team […]