As 2014 draws to a close and the holiday spirit kicks in, we of GoSpeak/Forthright would like to wish all our friends and brothers and sisters in Christ a wonderful time with your loved ones and a smashing end of year. Continue reading Our holiday prayer for you and yours
We were saddened yesterday, because it was Humberto and Aline’s last Sunday in Taubaté. He’s a captain in the Army and is being transferred to Rio for a year-long course. Continue reading Taubaté congregation suffers heavy losses
After our Wednesday Bible readings and Sunday meetings, we often have leftover material, like the 3×5 cards containing our lessons. Material produced for the group readings are especially appropriate as cold handouts, like this one on the gospel (translations of two cards, here and here). Continue reading Reusing study cards for evangelism
Last night we continued our series, called “Greatest Topics of the Bible.” I do each week’s topic on a 3×5 card. This week’s no. 11 topic was “The Gospel.” Continue reading Photos: Mid-week Bible reading group
Lots to report since the last missions newsletter, but we only touch the hem of the garment: help with a new work in northern Brazil, the progress of the Urbanova congregation, our new book, Vicki’s teaching, our 30th anniversary in Brazil, and more. To download the PDF report, click here:
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Missionary Nick Fowler and his son Jonah visited us in early October for several days. Nick was looking for ideas for his new, pioneer work in the city of Belém do Pará, on the mouth of the Amazon River.
Nick and his family are the only American missionaries now working with the Belém congregation, after their teammates left the field last year. Continue reading Providing materials and ideas for northern Brazil city
During Vicki’s time in the US for her mother’s 80th birthday, I fended for myself at home. Sometimes I’d have breakfast of coffee and toast at a padaria up on the hill behind our neighborhood. Continue reading Short literary chronicles get people’s attention