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News from the Field – November 2023

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.” Isaiah 43:2   Rapid Response Teams Imagine…in Muçum, Brazil you wake up to your family members scrambling to get everyone out of the house and headed for

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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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News from the Field – July 2023

Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others. – 2 Timothy 2:2 Open Arms School of Missions – Brazil Legacy. Generational impact. These are terms that are at the forefront of the minds of the leadership of OAW. Are we being effective witnesses for Jesus to at-risk children and youth? Are we reproducing disciples

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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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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

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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,

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News from the Field – November 2022

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you” – Isaiah 43:   Buses, planes, and river boats! That’s how our very first “Marriage on Mission” retreat and mission trip began. Open Arms Worldwide and our partners at Reston Bible Church and Justice & Mercy Amazon (JMA) joined forces to lead a team

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Camp for Christmas! Give the gift of hope

Every year, just after Christmas, the children from our various neighborhood outreach ministries join together for the highlight of the year…Kids Camp! Every year our team in Brazil, along with a team from the US, prepares games, lots of good food, music, skits, arts & crafts, and, most importantly, Bible teaching and small group dynamics that bring home the Hope that is found in

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