12 Years Later…

2017 is a year of firsts for our family. Currently we are in the process of adopting our first child. We also have the opportunity to go on our first mission trip as a married couple, and Kaidus’ first mission trip ever!! Twelve years ago this Spring, Dan and I went on our first trip to Portugal for a week. …

Student Fusion Belize 2016

I just wanted to share about the transformation in the lives of the students that went on Student Fusion Belize 2016. We had a team total of 18 (13 high school students and 5 staff) as we went to minister alongside of our Word of Life team in Belize for 10 days. We ministered in VBS, OAE and preparing for …

Hope in the Midst of Despair

Last weekend I decided to attend the funeral of my step brother’s wife who had committed suicide. Their three kids were also exposed to the horrific sight. Since my step mother is catholic, she had counted on her priest to preside her daughter-in-laws’ funeral, but they informed that they don’t perform a service in “such cases”. My step mom was left …

Testimony Worksheet Leads to Salvation

On December 11th I was teaching a group of students about the importance of being prepared to share your testimony. Part of the lesson involved each student completing a Testimony Worksheet. After youth group was over, one of the girls approached me and confessed that although she had grown up in Christian home, she realized that she didn’t have a …

“God is, and I Am Not.”

A word of testimony from one of our counselors this past summer. I arrived during the second week of camp to be a counselor. That week was a struggle for me as I was overwhelmed with being a first time counselor and I was trying to be the best at it (which was impossible). I was so caught up in …

School Holidays are our Ministry Opportunities!

Taking advantage of the winter school holidays and some others national celebrations, the Word of Life Mozambique team will face a season of very intense activities and many possibilities. Over the next 40 days we will hold 07 Acampatendas (2 to 3 days of camp in the suburbs or in distant villages) and 01 seminar for couples (REVITA). All this …

From Death and Darkness to Life

We have had an amazing week of winter camp with 364 campers; 37 believed in Christ as their personal Savior and 184 dedicated their lives to Him. Glory to God! Juan attended camp and shares, “Before I came to camp I had a dark past. I worshiped the god of death, was (immersed) in drugs, and completely lost by sin. …

Silva’s Journey

I and my family came to the USA during WWII when I was 8 years old. When I was a teen I lived in N.Y. and had three girl friends of three different faiths, so I wanted to know which one was the true religion. A few years later I moved to Chicago, and a friend invited me to go …