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News from the Field – June 2024

Left to Right (Julia, João (their son), Roberto, and Eduardo (Field Director for Open Arms in Brazil) “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” – Jesus – Matthew 28:19   Open Arms in Chile In April a team of missionaries from our main base in Brazil traveled across the Andes mountains to the city of Puerto Montt in Chile. Their mission? To conduct

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News from the Field – April 2024

“May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me.” – John 17:23   That the World Will Know On the Palm Sunday, a team of 50 Americans and another 100 or so Brazilian’s gathered to worship after a day of service projects and gospel presentations. Together we

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News from the Field – February 2024

“And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15   A New Base of Operations for Open Arms – Pantanal As you may know, in 2023 we broke ground on a new base of operations for reaching the Pantanal region of Brazil, and a stepping stone to establishing ministry in Bolivia and Paraguay. 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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