Dear Friends, Just a brief message to ask prayers for Edson, the first young man to come to Christ through the Jesus in the Streets ministry. Edson has had a lot of ups and downs even since our last message asking prayers for him in 2017. Year before last he survived one attempt on his […]
Pray For These: The prayer needs of our friends on the street and in the favelas of Recife.
To paraphrase Nathanael’s famous question in John 1:46, “can anything good come out of a pandemic”? By God’s power and grace, YES! The International Leadership Institute is a non-denominational ministry that hosts conferences in which leaders are encouraged to rediscover and renew eight core Christian values in their personal lives and ministry: Intimacy with God, […]
In early 2021 I felt the Lord leading me to learn more about childhood trauma and it’s long term impact on people. I’ve taken a few courses, read several books, and become more familiar with the lasting damage that trauma, especially in childhood, can cause. In the process I came across the Adverse Childhood Experiences […]
I want to thank everyone for your prayers and support and especially your patience. As many of you know I traveled to the U.S. in late December to spend Christmas with Mom and give Andy a break to go up and be with his children and grandchildren. My original plan was to return to Brazil […]
What a year 2020 has been, right? With all the pandemic restrictions and quarantines we had to suspend our Sunday worship services in Derby Park and a lot of our help to the homeless. Our partner organization Christland continued serving meals to the homeless and providing recovery services for the chemically dependent, but they too […]