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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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Jesus in the Streets News 12-9-15

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 […]

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This week in Christland

Thank you SO much for your prayers for Christland. Please continue to lift up this ministry of recovery for men and women caught up in chemical dependency. Over the years we’ve worked with a number of state, NGO, and religious organizations providing shelter and rehabilitation. Christland is by far the most Christ centered, and I […]

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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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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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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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