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 […]

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The Great Lisbon Earthquake

  On November 1st 1755, the capital of Portugal was hit by one of the most violent earthquakes ever recorded. It was the Roman Catholic holiday known as All Saints Day. When the earthquake started (it lasted several minutes) it was early morning and the churches we full of devout Roman Catholic believers. Many people […]

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The Missional Value of New Testament Baptism (Part 1)

I am not against baptistries. I wanted to get that out there because the content of this post might make you think that I am against them. I have said several times that if we were ever to build a church building in Portugal, that I would not put a baptistry in. The reason for […]

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What is Reach Portugal?

Since we have started this project, some people have asked us, “so…, what exactly is Reach Portugal?” I realized that, even though we explain some of this is the general information and ministry goals sections of this website, that we had never done a post attempting to outline in a clear way what exactly is […]

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