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Ministry Update: Church Retreat in Barreiras, Bahia

Back towards the middle of 2023 we received an invitation to speak at the Carnaval retreat of the First Baptist...
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Church Plant Featured

Snapshots of Missionary Life: From Maranhão to Bahia

We've covered a lot of ground since our last snapshots post. Here are some pictures, which, as always, you can...
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Best of Brazil Featured Musical Interlude

Best of Brazil: The French Connection Parte Deux – “Aline”

Last week we gave an example (one of many that could be cited) of a Brazilian song that has crossed...
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Camp Update: First Ever Carnaval Retreat! (and we weren’t there…)

Last week marked yet another milestone in the life of Mount Zion Baptist Camp. Up until now, our churches have...
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Camp Church Plant Featured

Ministry Update: A Season of Preparation

One of the main reasons we began this blog 20+ years ago was so that we could keep you informed...
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Featured Writings

Language Tools for Short-Term Missions, Part 3: Other Digital Resources

This is the long-awaited final installment of a three-part series designed to help potential short-term missionaries as they seek to...
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Featured James Series

James 5:16 – The Physical Consequences of Sin, Their Solution, and Some Very Important Greek Words

Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer...
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Snapshots of Missionary Life: Training, Trains, and New Family Pictures

A rather eclectic mix of photos this week. To get these pictorial updates in real time, subscribe to our Instagram...
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Newsletter: 2023 In Review

Note: This is the text of our most recent newsletter. If you would like to receive these updates, send me...
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Book Reviews Featured

Reading List for August through December, 2023

The craziness that was our schedule in the second semester of 2023 is evidenced by this rather sparse reading list....
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If Y’all Would Check Out These Links, That Would Be Great
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If Y’all Would Check Out These Links, That Would Be Great

Snapshots of Missionary Life: I’m Not Old, I’m “Vintage”…and other odds and ends
Camp Family News

Snapshots of Missionary Life: I’m Not Old, I’m “Vintage”…and other odds and ends

Best of Brazil: Why did the Sloth Cross the Road?
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Why did the Sloth Cross the Road?

Field Update: Pastor Francivaldo and the Raposa Church Plant
Church Plant

Field Update: Pastor Francivaldo and the Raposa Church Plant

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Always On the Go!
Family News

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Always On the Go!

Best of Brazil: Central do Maranhão and Mirinzal
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Central do Maranhão and Mirinzal

Camp Update: Construction Progress
Camp

Camp Update: Construction Progress

They Know. They’ve Always Known.
Writings

They Know. They’ve Always Known.

James 5:4-6 – Rich Men North of Richmond (and everywhere else), Part 2
James Series

James 5:4-6 – Rich Men North of Richmond (and everywhere else), Part 2

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Azaleas, Audio Equipment, Arachnids
Family News

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Azaleas, Audio Equipment, Arachnids

Best of Brazil: The City of Santos, São Paulo
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: The City of Santos, São Paulo

Ministry Update: The Regular Baptist Institute of Maranhão
Bible Institute

Ministry Update: The Regular Baptist Institute of Maranhão

From Bondage unto Bondage: Reflections on Bill Gothard and “Shiny Happy People”
Writings

From Bondage unto Bondage: Reflections on Bill Gothard and “Shiny Happy People”

James 5:1-3 – Rich Men North of Richmond (and everywhere else), Part 1
James Series

James 5:1-3 – Rich Men North of Richmond (and everywhere else), Part 1

The Links, They’re Everywhere!
Links

The Links, They’re Everywhere!

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Fire Truck, Father’s Day, Fellowship, more…
Family News

Snapshots of Missionary Life: Fire Truck, Father’s Day, Fellowship, more…

Best of Brazil: The Coffee Museum, Santos São Paulo
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: The Coffee Museum, Santos São Paulo

Camp Report: Big New Project and Other Miscellany
Camp

Camp Report: Big New Project and Other Miscellany

James 4:16-17 – The Best Laid Plans, Part 2
James Series

James 4:16-17 – The Best Laid Plans, Part 2

Best of Brazil: The Monte Serrat Funicular Railway in Santos, SP
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: The Monte Serrat Funicular Railway in Santos, SP

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