Brazil News and Views

News and opinions on current events from “The Land of the Southern Cross”.

So Let’s Talk About the Brazilian Elections

For most of the 2018 Brazilian election cycle I have limited my comments on the politics of this country to...

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Documentary: The Seven Wonders of Brazil

I started the Best of Brazil Blog back in June in order to have a place to post exclusively about...

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Brazilian Supreme Court Bans Homeschooling

Over on our personal Facebook page we’ve been posting updates on a process to legalize homeschooling here in Brazil that...

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Charismatic Confusion: This Can’t Be a Church Service. Please Tell Me It’s Not a Church Service.


It’s a church service. This is what happens when generations are left without clear biblical teaching. Pray for Evangelicalism in...

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Redefining Jesus, Brazilian Style

One of the clearest indications of exactly who Jesus is and what He represents is the near obsessive interest that...

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The Charming Past of São Luís


When one visits São Luís today, one is confronted with the ruins of what was once a beautiful colonial city....

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Charismatic Confusion: I Can Only Imagine…The Roaming Charges

In posting examples of what the charismatic and neo-pentecostal movements have done to Brazilian evangelicalism, it’s not a case of...

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Weekly Best of Brazil Blog Roundup

We’ve had an eventful inaugurating week over at the Best of Brazil Blog. Here are some post that you may...

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Charismatic Confusion: “Holy Spittle”

One of my missionary colleagues is wont to opine that, as missionaries in Brazil, our biggest mission field is among...

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Update on the Truckers Strike in Brazil

As of 7:30 am on Saturday, May 26, the truckers strike is still going full swing here in Brazil. Here...

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