“Many, Lord my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would be too many to declare.” – Psalm 40:5 There are too many wonders to tell all of them, but we can share a few with you. I pray that these stories encourage
Plans are in the making for our return to Brazil and our annual Kids Camp Mission. When? Tentative dates are set for January 11-19, 2023. Where? Assis, SP – Brazil What? We will be assisting OAW missionaries to conduct an evangelism and discipleship camp for the children from the various neighborhood ministries. Our team will be responsible for games, crafts, drama, and testimonies. Cost?
Early Thursday morning, June 30, 2022, our dear friend and brother in Christ, Thomas Ladson Webb III “Ladson”, went home to be with the LORD after a courageous 30-month battle with ALS. You can read Ladson’s obituary HERE Ladson’s life left an indelible mark on this mission. In 2008 Ladson went to Brazil on a short-term mission trip with Mclean Bible Church to serve
Our 2022 Top Golf Benefit was a wonderful evening of fun and fellowship. With more than 200 people in attendance, we took up one whole level. We are so thankful to our generous sponsors who made this event possible. Check them out below. If you missed your chance to get involved at the event, there is still time. You can invest today in one
“And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.” – Mark 16:15 The spring, new birth, and a celebration of our risen Lord! What better time to finally realize our first post-Covid mission team to Brazil? This team was postponed multiple times since January of 2021, but God’s timing, as always, is impeccable. Can you think
Return on Investment “If you want to have a lasting influence upon the world, you must invest in people’s lives; and if you want to maximize that investment, then you must invest in those people while they are young.” – George Barna Isabela, or Bela as she is known by her friends and family, came to Open Arms as a child, growing up in one
Wishing you a happy & blessed New Year! 2021 – An Amazing Year of Blessing “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” – Psalm 107:1 It is hard to believe that 2021 is coming to a close. We started the year with a lot of uncertainty. Our team in Brazil was unable to gather the
Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year to you and yours! We selected a few pictures to share with you from our 15th year as a ministry reaching and teaching children and youth for Jesus. These photos capture a small glimpse of the work that was accomplished with the help of partners like you. Providing food for the hungry, embracing the hurting, bringing joy
Proclaiming Freedom for the Captives I was in prison and you came to visit me. -Matthew 25:36 After a long time of prison ministry from a distance via recorded messages, a small contingent from our Project Zadok – youth detention outreach program, returned in person to minister to the needs of the boys incarcerated there and to proclaim freedom in the name of Jesus.
New Life Emerges! You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness -Psalm 30:11 After a year and a half of pandemic in southern Brazil, a time where ministry shifted completely to house to house visits, emergency food assistance, home building, and online studies, Open Arms’ neighborhood Bible clubs, sports ministries, and