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Ministering in Brazil
January 2013

Ministering in Brazil

Ministering in Brazil Following a 10-hour overnight flight from Chicago to Sao Paulo, Brazil, my husband (Joel Beeke) and I had a three-hour car ride, half of it through windy, hilly terrain to Lindoia. This was my husband’s third FIEL Conference.     Editora FIEL was begun in 1967 by missionary Richard Denham Jr. Its…

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A flood of memories from Brazil
February 2010

A flood of memories from Brazil

A flood of memories from Brazil A recent letter from a girl called Adna brought back a flood of memories, 50 years ago, of our missionary adventure in the Amazon region.  Adna had grown up in Manicore in Brazil and was now in the last year of theological studies. For her senior term paper she…

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Missionary Spotlight – The Gospel on the Amazon
August 2008

Missionary Spotlight – The Gospel on the Amazon

The Gospel on the Amazon 'We need to pick you up for breakfast at 6.30am and then on to the boat at 7.30'. This is how we learned that the next morning would be a very different Sunday for us. Along with Geoff King, chairman of Grace Baptist Mission, I was making my first visit…

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Changed lives in Brazil
February 2007

Changed lives in Brazil

Over the past 54 years it has been our privilege as missionaries to be involved in the growth of the evangelical church in Brazil. In the early days of our ministry in the Amazon interior it was impressed on us that we had no power to bring life to a spiritually dead person. A miracle of God's…

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FIEL’s fourth Brazilian youth conference
October 2006

FIEL’s fourth Brazilian youth conference

The vision to have a reformed conference for Brazilian youth arose out of two issues. First, we were concerned about the increasing apathy and superficiality in the Brazilian evangelical church and in Christian youth in general. Secondly, we knew that some young people went to great lengths to attend Editora Fiel's (a reformed publisher in the…

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Missionary Spotlight-Brazil – growth and challenge
February 2005

Missionary Spotlight-Brazil – growth and challenge

God has graciously blessed the FIEL ministry (reformed literature translated into Portuguese). Today there are many pastors in the Reformed constituency in Brazil who a few years ago were ignorant of the doctrines of grace.The real growth began 20 years ago, with the first FIEL Conference held in Atibaia, when Prof. Edgar Andrews and…

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Missionary Spotlight – From Brazil with love
September 2001

Missionary Spotlight – From Brazil with love

Portuguese is still spoken widely in Portugal's former colonies such as Brazil and Mozambique. With this in mind, the Trinitarian Bible Society (TBS) undertook — around the time Mozambique gained independence in 1975 — to produce a major revision of the Scriptures in Portuguese. Updated edition The task of providing Portuguese Scriptures to Africa was first…

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The Gospel of Brazil
October 1997

The Gospel of Brazil

There are local ministries in Brazil that are becoming increasingly acquainted with the doctrines of grace through the publication in Portuguese of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones' works. The book Preaching and Preachers immediately and completely revolutionized the ministry of one of our acquaintances who is a local pastor. The writer can certainly testify that sitting…

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