This wonderful team just left after working with us… they represent 7 different nations from around the world, but all came to Brazil to share God’s love…
Boa tarde a todos, minha comunicação esta péssima pois estou com dificuldade em acesso a internet, essa semana começamos uma reforma em 2 quartos que o chão era de madeira e estava podre faremos um chão de laje, estamos puxando fios de energia para instalarmos um portão eletrônico devido a uma melhor segurança, já perdi 2 kg somente esta semana rsrs estamos terminando de reformar uma sala de aula para recebermos alunos da escola de desenvolvimento comunitario… No mais o desafio continua, aguardo o contato dos que estão envolvidos no desafio e agradeço aos que já me contactaram, obrigado a todos que estão orando! Deus te abençoe !
Good afternoon everyone, my communication this terrible because I’m having trouble getting access to the internet, this week we start a reform in 2 rooms that the floor was the wood was rotten and we’ll do a floor of slab, we’re pulling threads of energy to get settled An electronic gate due to a better security, I’ve lost 2 kg only this week lol we’re finishing to reform a classroom for we students of the school of community development… The more the challenge continues, I wait for the contacts of those who are involved in the challenge and thank you to those who have contacted me, thank you to all who are praying! God bless you!
Manhã de devocional. Santo Espirito és bem vindo aqui! Bom dia.
Morning Devotional of Holy Spirit you are welcome here! Good morning.
This is the google earth of the base now, see the floating dock and the extra house we built,
Two years ago this week we moved onto our current base property. it is strange to think how big the place looked when we got here and how small it has become. Our staff has climbed up to 17 with 5 more arriving in the next few months.. in fact we just rented a house nearby to deal with the growth….
Most of my staff is currently at our parent ministry conference in the south of Brazil, it happens every 2 years and is called JOCUM em Famila…. YWAM in Family.
What’s the next step for the ministry ? … well …. we think it is buying a small hotel. We are constantly out of space and turning away teams, the hotel would increase our bed space by 150%.. please pray with us.
This is an bird’s eye view of our new base site. The lease agreement was signed last December, and official move in date is February first. This property is truly an answer to prayer. It even has things we did not even hope for…. the pictures below will give the details. The property actually has 2 houses. The small one has 2 rooms and a bathroom, The big house has 6 large rooms and 7 bathrooms giving us room for up to 36 people., By March 8th we will have 33 spaces filled !!
The new base is located right on the river, giving us better access to ministry sites.
The BIG house has been used for weekend church retreats for several years. It sits on 3 acres of property (maybe more) giving all the staff and students a change to get away for quiet times and personal devotions.
Inside is a large central room for church services and seminars, the room measures 58 x 32 feet with an existing stage.
This is the back of the house, and yes that is a working pool.
Below is one of the really great features, this is the private dock actually big enough for our boat, in addition it was set up to facilitate a floating dock so we can utilize the boat regardless of the 12 foot tide we experience.
This is the new floating dock and adjustable stairway being built.
Below is a real rarity in Brazil. this is a boat house complete with a railway down to the riverside. This will allow us to keep our smaller boat ( yet to be purchased) stored safely.
This is the small second hosue that will be expanded to accommodate our female staff. By mid February our staff will double to 13 in total.
Even with all the new space, the future will require more accommodation. This is sample of a small multi-purpose facility. Future building will include classrooms and housing for families.