Ten Out Of Ten Sixth Graders Love Missionary Max
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Ten Out Of Ten Sixth Graders Love Missionary Max

Or so I’m told by their teacher, Mrs. Oliveira. If the pictures are any indication, these students at Twin Tiers Christian Academy (my alma mater) are pretty excited about delving into the adventures of our favorite fictional missionary hero. Click here to find out what all the excitement is about. *Not actual quotes. Did you…

Camp Update: Still Preparing for the Youth Retreat
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Camp Update: Still Preparing for the Youth Retreat

As we reported before, we in the middle of intense preparations full panic mode before the first ever youth retreat at the Mount Zion Baptist Camp. For over a month we have been spending almost every weekend at camp. We leave Friday morning, and return in time for the main service at Ebenezer on Sunday…

James 1:21 – Stop Listening to Your Heart!
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James 1:21 – Stop Listening to Your Heart!

Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. When I was small, I remember getting so frustrated with life that I informed my parents I would soon be running away from home. My Dad, most likely suppressing a hearty chuckle,…

The Maranhão Gang: Riding with our Pastoral Posse
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The Maranhão Gang: Riding with our Pastoral Posse

In response to yesterday’s post about Missionary Max and the “white savior complex”, a friend tagged me in an article that chronicled a case that can be described as a disaster of foreign missions. Though the title of the article cited the “white savior complex”, I came to the conclusion (which the author also seems…

Missionary Max…Racist?
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Missionary Max…Racist?

The other day it occurred to me that it had been a while since I checked for new reviews for the Missionary Max books on Amazon. Turns out, there was indeed a new one for Missionary Max and the Lost City, and it’s…well…um…take a look: How is this written in this century let alone this…

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Scenes from Camp
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Snapshots of Missionary Life: Scenes from Camp

Last week our family spent some time out at camp preparing for our upcoming inaugural retreat. (You can read more about that here) In the process, managed to snap some interesting pictures. On the way to camp we saw this fiberglass cover from an old telephone booth (once ubiquitous in Brazil, now virtually nonexistent), which…