I would ask you to pray for the examination council and special ordination service planned for this weekend, August 17-18. The candidate is Bro. Lenildo Monteiro and, Lord willing he will also be taking the position of Assistant Pastor at Igreja Baptista Esperança Viva (Living Hope Baptist Church), our church in the city of Albufeira, in Southern Portugal.
Bro. Lenildo, who was baptized here some years ago, has been faithfully serving the Lord in different ministries and roles in the church for some time. He will be receiving his diploma in Pastoral Studies from our Bible Institute. Bro. Lenildo’s wife is Dulci, and they have three children, Lucas (15), Lorena (14) and Luan (8).
This will be the second ordination council that I lead, after the ordination of Pastor Rui Simão in 2011. Pastor Rui Simão is the pastor of an independent Baptist Church near the city of Porto (Northern Portugal).
Would you join us in prayer for these men, that they can stay faithful to their Lord and that we can see many more laborers working for the Lord in the country of Portugal?