Brazil News and Views

Exu Update

Many of you who are avid readers of this blog will remember that during our first term we made several trips to the city of Exu in support of our good friends, Pastor Edson and his wife Marli. Some of you may even remember that they have bought land and are looking to build. I…

Brazil News and Views

The Embrace of the Redeemer

From RioGringa comes this amazing video of a projection that was done on the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio. Scenes of Rio are shown, followed by an amazing sequence in which the statue appears to actually bring it’s hands to it’s chest in an embrace. The whole piece was done as part of a…

Family News

A Brazilian In Snow

It snowed in Upstate New York yesterday. My lovely wife, aka The Brazilian Bombshell, was thrilled. She and the boys went out and cavorted in the falling white stuff. Me? I stayed inside and shivered. Talk back to the missionary: What about you? Does snow mean “party time” or “turn up the thermostat and put…

Blast From The Past

Weekend Roundup

Apparently last week was “Missionary Max” week, with stories from the series capturing four of the top five spots. Here are the five most popular posts from the week, according to YOU, the reader: 1. Stuff That’s Changed: McDonalds Has Become Starbucks The first in our series on things that have changed in the US…

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Puppets Brazil Continues to Grow

I just received the following video from Cicero and Nice, showing their latest presentation, to a group of kids in Porto Velho. The first part of the video is a report on the local affiliate of a national TV network. Nice appears at about 1:18, talking about how their presentations include cultural stories and biblical…

Blast From The Past

Just a Reminder…

There is still time to participate at the contest over at Missionary Blogs where you can win prizes for yourself and a Kindle for your favorite missionary blogger (*cough cough*). Talk back to the missionary: What are you doing leaving a comment here? Go over to Missionary Blogs, and don’t forget to mention your all-time…