Ministry Miscellany
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Ministry Miscellany

As I gradually return from a hiatus in updating this website, there are a number of relevant activities that bear reporting. I am reluctant, however, to litter the site with individual posts for each one of them. Therefore, I will summarize them in this one post. Itacyara’s Teaching Methods Class In November Itacyara finished up…

Camp Update: The 2022 Teen Retreat
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Camp Update: The 2022 Teen Retreat

Last month the Mount Zion Baptist Camp held it’s third annual Teen Retreat, and it was awesome. With each passing year we gain more experience, the program gets better, and enthusiasm for the ministry among our churches and young people grows. This year our theme was “Challenges for Young People in Post Modernity”. We were…

Camp Update: Coming Down the Home Stretch
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Camp Update: Coming Down the Home Stretch

Things are happening fast now at camp. Last Friday we took some more supplies and construction materials there, and spend two days doing more work. Here are some of the pictures. On Saturday the water tank we purchased arrived at camp. The builders are installing it as you read this. Stay tuned next week for…

Snapshots of Missionary Life: The Missionary as Educator, Entomologist, Excavator, Etc…
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Snapshots of Missionary Life: The Missionary as Educator, Entomologist, Excavator, Etc…

Here are some pictures of our life and ministry from the last week. Don’t forget to follow our Instagram account to get these updates in real time. ______________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that clicking…

Camp Update: Major Answer to Prayer!
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Camp Update: Major Answer to Prayer!

Last week we posted a special appeal, asking people to pray for God’s provision for the completion of our camp dormitories. That appeal went out on Wednesday. And people began to pray. How do I know this? Because of what happened on Friday. First…a little background. Normally on Friday Itacyara and I would be at…

Special Camp Update and Appeal
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Special Camp Update and Appeal

We posted the following video on Facebook at the beginning of the week, but we wanted to post it here with a more detailed explanation. As we began our building project in the beginning of the year, several factors contributed to make the process more expensive: 1) The dollar took a dive in value against…

Camp Update: First Church Retreat of the Year
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Camp Update: First Church Retreat of the Year

Last week the First Regular Baptist Church in São Luís held their annual retreat at the Mount Zion Baptist Camp. Though we were disappointed that the dorms were not yet finished, the event was a smashing success. We had between thirty and forty campers at the event. There is another church retreat scheduled for the…

Camp Update: Dorm Construction and Other Projects
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Camp Update: Dorm Construction and Other Projects

The construction on the dormitory is moving ahead…slowly but surely. We had hoped to have the entire complex ready for a retreat that is being held there this week. Unfortunately, that did not happen. We did, however, manage to complete five of the six rooms, installing the windows, doors, electricity, and (most importantly) hammock hooks,…