In conversation today with a friend of ours that is preparing to go to Portugal as a missionary (Praise the Lord for that!). I was made aware of the number of people that die every day in Portugal without Christ. Today about 330 people will die in the country of Portugal. Of these, 327 will […]
Exciting News From Portugal!
Lord willing, later this week we will be sending out our November Prayer Letter. But I want to share, in a short post, some of the things that have been going on in Portugal. Our teens are excited about inviting their friends to church. Our teen group on Friday nights had gone from 8 […]
Skype and Facebook: Reaching Portugal through technology
I just got off a Skype conference call with the two pastors that are working directly with us in Portugal – Pastor Lenildo in the church in Albufeira, and Pastor Tito in the new church plant in Castanheira (Lisbon). What a blessing to be able, from Georgia, to strategize, fellowship and even pray with these […]
The Flag (II): The Christian Symbols in the Portuguese Flag
The current Portuguese flag was officially adopted in 1911, less than a year after the fall of the last king. Even though the country’s leaders decided it was time to have a new flag, they nevertheless kept many of the symbols from its predecessors (bear in mind that Portugal has been an independent country since […]
Sunday, September 1st, was our first sunday in the US for our one year deputation time. Our church in Rhode Island (www.nbbcri.org) held a special service for us where they prayed specifically for the Lord to bless our time here with safety and the support needed for the ministry in Portugal to continue. There were […]