Sports Ministry in Belem

Jaalah, intern in Belem Brazil: We just finished up a week of training (CEFLAL) that focuses on using sports to evangelize and make disciples. Janessa and I took the course last year and this year we brought my brother and two other teens from our local church to take the course. We are getting back into our regular schedule! Janessa …

Camp Counselor Encouraged by Seeing God Work

Richardo is a student at the BI and was completing his internship requirements by serving with our ministry on the Amazon River. During his service he was assigned to be a camp counselor for two weeks of camp for the teens from the river communities. Richardo had 11 teens under his care during the first week of camp. On the …

Salvation Through Signs and a Well-prepared Servant

During a recent mission trip, our first year students were giving a complete Gospel presentation through a combination of drama, music and testimonies. During the service, a man walked forward to the front of the room listening intently. As the service went on, it became evident to the team that the man was deaf and attempting to read their lips …

Overcoming Ministry-crippling habitual sins

One of our second year students came to the office for counseling. He is a good student with a desire to please the Lord and gave every indication of spiritual maturity. However, after a chapel message on being clean instruments for the Master’s use, he came and confessed that for the last ten years he had been overcome by sexual …

Unconventional Students Experience Life Change

Each year we hold an intensive week of classes on Perspectives of World Missions. This class is part of the curriculum for our first year students. However, it is also open to outside participants. This year we had a couple travel all the way from Sao Paulo (five hour flight) in order to take this class. They had been recently …

Camp in Uruguay

Our Bible Institute students are required to do internships during their breaks from school. Two of our students went to Uruguay as a part of a missions project in conjunction with their church. They were helping out in a very small church in the interior. They decided to put into practice what they had learned while working on our camp …