I really believe God has something very special planned for Brazil in the near future, and we feel so privileged to be part of His plan.
We arrived in Fortaleza just more than 5 years ago and have seen God open doors in miraculous ways. We have worked hard and seen amazing growth; we know God is solely responsible and give all the glory to Him.
I’ve had a dream for while to start a new church plant or satellite campus in a certain low income neighborhood that is farther away from our main campus, making it difficult for people to attend much less bring friends and family in need of Christ.
Keeping in mind that the lack of funds has been an issue, I began searching for a building that would cost us nothing! What I found was the back yard of one of our members who graciously offered his own house as a church.
We began meeting at his place 4 months ago with 40 people in attendance, open air, under the stars, hoping for no rain, and now there are about 80-90 people already! We have seen many salvations and quite a few people miraculously healed including a young man who actually threw away his glasses because God healed his eyesight, and a 7 year old boy who was 70% deaf whose hearing has been COMPLETELY restored!
In the meantime, our other satellite campus is healthier than ever! We assumed as pastors with roughly 80 people, and now there are more than 190! Almost every week there is at least one cell group multiplying! In our state, Ceará, we now are supervising 113 cell groups, we know that this is only the beginning!