August ’13 Prayer Letter

Dear Prayer Partners, Saturday, August 17th, after almost 3 hours of public examination, the pastors invited to be in the ordination council recommended that Igreja Baptista Esperan├ža Viva (Living Hope Baptist Church) would ordain Bro. Lenildo Monteiro for the ministry of the Gospel. The church voted the next day to do so and it is […]

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Ordination Service for Bro. Lenildo Monteiro

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 Esperan├ža Viva (Living Hope Baptist Church), our church in the city of Albufeira, […]

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July ’13 Prayer Letter

Dear Prayer Partners,

We are praising the Lord for the seven converts we had the privilege to baptize this month in Southern Portugal. The Sunday before the baptisms we had a special service and all seven of them shared with the church their testimonies of salvation. I never get tired of hearing how someone came to know Christ and trust Him and Him alone for salvation. After the service a lady came forward saying she was concerned about her own salvation. She grew up in a Christian home, but she is sure she was never truly born again. Please pray for this lady, even though we shared the Bible message with her, she still does not have full assurance of salvation. (more…)

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