Tag Archives

Home   Posts tagged "#children"

News from the Field – January 2024

“From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise”  – Matthew 21:15-16 Days of Praise – Open Arms Camp 2024 Open Arms annual kids camp has become a tradition over the years.  It’s how we kick-off a new teaching series for our neighborhood bible clubs, and is the biggest evangelistic event we put on.  Kids from 7 different Open

Read More »


News from the Field – December 2023

Children’s Day “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.” – Mark 9:37 Children’s Day in Brazil is a very big deal. For many of the kids that come to our neighborhood bible clubs, it’s like Christmas and their birthday all wrapped up in one. It

Read More »


News from the Field – Sept 2023

“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works” Hebrews 10:24 The Beauty of Mission Teams Done Right I have heard, and even from my own mouth a time or two, people question the wisdom of sending short term teams to work alongside foreign missionaries. While I cannot speak to the experience of other mission organizations, I can

Read More »


News from the Field – August 2023

Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. – 1 Timothy 4:12   Opportunities for a New Generation of Leaders It is my joy each month to share short testimonies with you about what God is doing through

Read More »


Welcome Home Shelter Update!

  UPDATE – Open Arms Worldwide – “Welcome Home” Children’s Shelter Mission For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. – Psalm 27:5 JESUS MAKES ALL THINGS NEW Back in April we shared with you the dire situation at the Welcome

Read More »


News from the Field – June 2023

Train children in the way they should go; when they grow old, they won’t depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 The Story of Two Bela’s We simply could not do what we do without our team of supporters here in the US. Every member of the team deserves to share in the victories. That’s what I would like to do here. Share with you

Read More »


News from the Field – April/May 2023

“Welcome Home” Children’s Shelter Mission For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. – Psalm 27:5 PARTNER TODAY – EVERY GIFT MATCHED UP TO $15,000 Imagine for a moment, Social Services comes to remove you from a violent, abusive, or neglectful

Read More »


News from the Field – March/April 2023

“When did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ And the King will answer, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” – Matthew 25:39-40 Open Arms’ Project Zadok – Youth Corrections Mission In Brazil’s state of São Paulo alone, there are roughly 20,000 adolescents and

Read More »


News from the Field – December 2022

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.” – Philippians 4:4 “The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.” -Zephaniah 3:17 A birthday in the life of an at-risk child often goes by without fanfare, gifts,

Read More »