Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Bible Study for Unbelivers

These last few months we have had several unbelivers coming to our church. Because of this, Mário started a Sunday school class for them teaching them who Jesus is and what we belive. Every Sunday has been an opportunity to share the gospel. Pedro, who has come to church for several years now called Mário this week saying that he wanted to acept Christ. Later they got together and talked about it and Pedro said he wanted to belive, but that he just can´t do it. Please pray that he would come to true repentance and trust in Jesus. The spiritual battle is waging, pray that each one of these dear friends would surender to the King of Kings.

"And when they had appointed him a day, they came to him into his lodging in great number; to whom he expounded the matter, testifying the kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening." Acts 28:23

Friday, June 24, 2016

UK out of the European Union

The Briefing from yesterday is very interesting in regards to the UK leaving the EU.

Especially since today we have seen the Euro, our currency, go down today and our bank here in Portugal lost 20% of its worth. It has been the only thing talked about on the news channels. This last week as we listened to the news, no one was really expecting that they would leave. Now we are starting to see how this effects all of us that live in Europe.

If you have a few minutes to listen I thought this was very interesting.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Kids Day

Here in Portugal, June first is Kids Day. Mostly a day for stores to sell more toys and candy, but for us an opportunity to reach the children and families in our neighborhood.
We put together an afternoon with games and activities for children. Each game had a color from the wordless book. Gold, Black, Red, White and Green. When all the games were finished we gathered everyone for a Gospel drama that explained each one of the colors. We spoke to many children and many mothers that were there with their kids. Please pray that God would open their eyes and hearts to Him.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

2016 Women´s Retreat

I Lancy, have been involved each year in organizing the ABWE´s women´s retreat. It is special to get away and be together with other women and encourage each other to seek after the Lord and fulfill what He ask of us.
This year we have a record number of 70 women.  Our church was in charge of the kitchen and all the meals. Eliza and Carolina did a wonderful job.
I also organized the mission project, where we raised funds for a home for children an ABWE´s ministry in Thailand with the children of the women who are in prison.

Eliza and Carolina