Missionary Max

Max Moment: Missionary Max Giveaway!!!

Amazon.com Widgets Have a new e-reading gizmo? (and according to recent research, chances are you do!) Interested in a free e-book? (who isn’t, right?) Today is your lucky day! We are proud to announce the first Missionary Max Giveaway. From now to the end of next week I will be giving away twenty (20) copies…

Family News

A Thoroughly Christian Response to Cancer

I’ve tried a couple times to write an introduction to this, and have failed. I’ll make it simple. My Dad, upon being recently diagnosed with cancer, wrote these words at his blog: I would be much more interested in talking about the trustworthiness of my Lord than about the untrustworthiness of the medical profession. I…

Musical Interlude

Brazilian Musical Interlude: Real in Rio

I have some issues with the movie Rio. I hated the entirely predictable glorification of Carnaval. I did not appreciate the unnecessary paeans to destructive alternate lifestyles. And it really bugged me that the Brazilian hero of the story only found his American female companion beautiful once she was decked out in the outlandish Carnaval…

Blast From The Past

Some Online Updates

The last few days have been somewhat hectic. Our boys began their studies in their respective schools, the youth group began it’s 2012 ministries, English classes started again, and planning began in earnest for several ministries that will take place this year. Another reason for the lack of posts here is that we have been…

Blast From The Past

Laughing Baby from Brazil

This ad is showing on TV here in Brazil. It is for a bank, advertizing their paperless banking. But the star of the show is the baby. I have yet to tire of seeing this one. The Astonishing Adventures of Missionary Max, Parts 1 and 2 are now available for Kindle and Nook!

Missionary Max

Max Moment: Part Two is Live!!!

For those of you who have read part one of The Astonishing Adventures of Missionary Max, and are dying to know what happens next–wait no longer! Part two is now available for Kindle and Nook. And I must say–if you thought part one was exciting, part two takes things to a whole new level.

Blast From The Past

The Next Chapter

Many will remember the sad saga of our truck breaking down in Minas Gerais back in 2008, and how this event led us to meet Eder, who came to study at the Cariri Seminary. On Saturday, another chapter was written in this story of God’s grace and sovereignty. At roughly 9pm on that day, Eder…