Major media outlets have noted the rise in the number of Americans giving up their citizenship and moving to other countries. When a co-founder of Facebook moved to Singapore last month, the trend got noticed.
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld Obamacare as a tax in its ruling this morning, the Internet chatter about moving abroad picked up suddenly.
I noted on Twitter earlier that one American, on the wave of this trend, wrote about moving to Brazil for socio-economic reasons. I asked the question there, and I repeat it here: Why don’t you do it for spiritual reasons? Continue reading
Brazilian Zeal Missions is now GoSpeak. The new name goes with the new site at:
The name is inspired by Acts 5:20, “Go and stand in the temple courts and proclaim to the people all the words of this life” (NET).
The change comes now for several reasons: Continue reading
‘Twas a while in arriving, but it’s here for your perusal. The first number of Volume 26 of “Brazilian Zeal Missions” is now at your disposal.
The report mentions the change in overseeing church, wife and daughter’s teaching, men’s meetings starting up, studies going on, books ready for printer. A lot for a single page!
Download it here: BZM 26-1
So I’ve been back to Brazil for over a week. How was the first Sunday back? Continue reading
I found a quote written a few months after Arlie Smith arrived in Brazil in 1956. It spurs reflection. Continue reading
A new BZM missions report on recent activities. Continue reading
Below is the pdf document for our February work report. (Or click on screenshot at right.)
I bounce back and forth between doing a monthly round-up, but they have their value, I suppose.
The six headlines on the two-page document are these:
- FEBRUARY REPORT: Churches Note Gains and Losses
- Personal website rewired, other ministries helped
- Other news: BNc to launch, Christian camp threatened Continue reading
This is for historic interest. File has date of 23 Aug 1997. From the blank in the last sentence, it may have never been sent, and there’s nothing in the list files either. (I’m going through files rescued from a ruined hard disk.)
BZNS NEWS RELEASE
MCCLURES LEAVE BRASILIA; PENNISIS RETURN FOR SECOND DOSE Continue reading