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Our Friends: Insights into the lives of the men, women, and children among whom we are priviliged to serve.

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Blessed are the Hands

Our partner organization Christland (Cristolândia) ministers to two very special groups of people. They have the best program I know of for helping men and women struggling with chemical dependency to come to know Christ at the same time they are overcoming dependency. They also have a center in downtown Recife only a few blocks […]

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Make a Miracle in My Life

One of the favorite hymns our homeless friends like to sing in our church in Derby Park is “Como Zaqueu” (Like Zaccheaus). The lyrics are simple but powerful. Especially if you’ve been so far down that the only direction you can see is up. “Like Zacchaeus I want to climb up as high as I […]

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Interview with André Part 3

Interview with André Part 3

This is the final installment of our interview with André, a former homeless drug user who tells of his encounter with our church for the homeless in Derby Park, the effects that encounter had on him, and why he believes this kind of ministry is so vital. André: “You sometimes tell me that you don’t […]

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