Weekly Update

On The River

Reaching out to the people in one aspect might seem easy. We are white Americans living in a community that is not accustomed to foreigners so we are a curiosity. But with that title comes fear and many river dwellers… 

Chocolate Brazil?

One fact you might not know, Brazil is a major producer of chocolate. The Brazilian state we live in is home to this chocolate industry which means we have big names like, Hershey and Nestlé, but many of the chocolate… 

Bobbing For Apples

Let me just write this up as a cultural exchange. No, Brazilians do not have a fall, go on hayrides, enjoy a cool evening by the campfire and bob for apples. Since we are Americans and we like our culture… 

Celebrating Marriage

It was our great joy this year to celebrate our wedding anniversary on the actual day we got married. In past years ministry demands have forced us to move our celebration to several months later, not this year. A friend… 

Ministry Restart

Summer is over, and August brought the restart of the ministries from the summer break. Only this time it was without Wayne. For us, August was spent at a Biblical Bible Storying Conference in the States along with some family… 

First Church Team

Josiah our son along with Bryson Jackson will be leading a team from First Church in Dayton, Ohio to the island of Citijuba the first week on June. It will be a small team of six people with everyone in… 

April High Tides

The March high tides did quite a bit of damage but what little was left standing the April high tides moved in and finished it off. The front of our property where we had a wall and fence was wiped… 

Ministry Leadership

The challenge in building a church plant and any new ministry is the building of leadership. In the photo, these are the men the Holy Spirit has placed in Wayne’s hands to invest in and pass the baton too as… 

Ministry Pictures

Pictures from Baptism. End Of Year Christmas Service Kids Club Ministry Farol Beach (Light House Beach) Men’s Home Visits and Evangelism