Good Pizza and Great Plans
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Good Pizza and Great Plans

Last night Pastor Francivaldo and I met with the leadership of the Ebenezer youth group at a local pizza parlor. There, around three magnificent pies, we listened to the ideas and dreams of the young people for their group, and set forth our philosophy of church/youth ministry. Look for great things to come from this group of…

Bibles for Bricklayers
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Bibles for Bricklayers

Missions is not just carried out in formal preaching/teaching sessions. Indeed, for the most part it is dealing with people you meet in everyday life. Like the workers who are building our house. In conversations with them, I discovered that four of them had no Bibles. So we took care of that problem. Since then I’ve…

Maranhão Missionary Conference, 2017
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Maranhão Missionary Conference, 2017

Last week our association of churches held it’s third missionary conference. The speaker, Pastor Misael (who, incidentally, pastors the church where the Brazilian Bombshell and I were married almost 17 years ago) challenged us from the Word. Besides the biblical edification, conferences like these bring our churches together around a common cause, with the side…

Raising the Roof
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Raising the Roof

When we returned from our furlough in January we found several issues that needed to be cared for in the church construction project. By far the biggest and most urgent of these was the roof. Fixing this involved building up one side of the structure in order to put in clay tiles (as opposed to…

Camp Bathroom Construction
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Camp Bathroom Construction

These are pictures of the construction of our camp bathroom…the first building to be built on the camp property. I will keep adding pictures until the project is completed, so keep checking back for updates!

This New House
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This New House

Many have been following the progress of the construction of our house via Facebook. I have decided to include a photoset here on the site, featuring the process from A to Z. I’ll keep adding pictures as time goes by.