What I Learned From This Year’s Youth Camp

Our first Summer Youth Camp of this year ended yesterday. I wanted to get some of the lessons I personally learned on “paper” so that I wouldn’t forget them. Maybe some of them will be useful to others.   Recently a family of four, immigrants from Eastern Ukraine started attending our church. This was the […]

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One Year Later…

Where does the time go? One year has already passed since we came back from the U.S.. Coming back meant a new focus and a new ministry. What has changed in the last 12 months?   I have always felt deeply the immense need that Portugal has for faithful Gospel preaching churches. It is hard […]

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What’s Reach Portugal’s Ministry Philosophy?

We all need to know what we are trying to do and how we plan to get it done. Someone has said it better: “A vision without a plan is just a dream.” I had been pastoring a church in Southern Portugal for a little over 10 years, when we felt called to become church […]

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Rethinking Church-Wide Bible Memorization

It’s the same thing every Sunday. Memory verse time! We believe it is important to memorize the Word of God. What we don’t want is for it to become routine and just another thing to fill the “church hour”. Even though having a church-wide Bible memorization program is not a new thing, missionaries when starting […]

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