Fourty years ago, on April 25th, 1974, a group of very determined soldiers decided they had had enough. They were tired of seeing their young men being sent to die in Africa in a war that did not make sense anymore. They were tired of the fascist government that had ruled over Portugal for 48 […]
Pictures of Easter Service in Portugal (Albufeira)
We just wanted to share a few pictures that we got of the Easter service in Albufeira this morning. This was the first Easter service that we were not there and the first Easter service that Pr. Lenildo led since his ordination in August. We are so proud of Bro. Lenildo and from all reports […]
Questions About Portugal: How is the Economy Doing?
One of the questions that people ask us the most is, “how is the economy doing in Portugal?” This is an important question because one of the ways to use to get to know a people and a culture is the way people live in that country. Portugal was not ready for the crisis that […]
Portuguese Sayings Translated into English
Portuguese Sayings Translated into English The following exercise works in any language. There are some sayings, rooted in tradition and history, that have their meaning exclusively in the language where they have developed (the saying “it’s raining cats and dogs” is hilarious when translated into Portuguese). Translators know better than to translate these word for […]
Why should we support missions in Portugal?
You have never seen great numbers of conversions come from Portugal. Actually, it is very likely that most of American Christians have never even heard of Portugal. In the last six months, we have had the chance to visit 40 churches. A good number of them had never heard a missionary report from Portugal. There […]