Updates

Thousands of Pilgrims on the Road

This week, we've seen hundreds of pilgrims, including those in the picture at the left, walking the road through our town. They are part of the thousands of [...]

Park Place update #6

With the help of members and friends, we're continuing the remodeling work in the large room at Park Place. The false ceiling is 2/3 completed and high [...]

Evangelical Population of Portugal Decreased

The following is a re-post of an article by the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance. You see find the original article here. I've highlighted a few key findings by [...]

Update on “The Parable of the Sower Strikes Again”

I ended my last blog post with these words. We continue to pray for them diligently. And, we resist the temptation to allow the pain of our sadness to keep [...]

The “Parable of the Sower” Strikes Again

In three of the first four books of the New Testament, we find the account of the "Parable of the Sower" or as others identify it, the "Parable of the Soils." [...]

The Sign is Up

Last Sunday we had a "sign-mounting ceremony." Jon and I had help from two of our younger "members." The name on the building is Park Place because we are [...]

Sin lives next door

This billboard appeared in town a week or so ago. The ad says, "Sin lives next door." The billboard gives the name of the establishment ("The Little Saint") [...]

Obrigado

"Obrigado" (the Portuguese word for 'Thank You') hardly seems sufficient to express our gratitude to the team from Lakewood for all of the memories they gave [...]

Remodel Project – First Wall

We had the unexpected pleasure of help from a mission team that was visiting one of our colleagues. Their group donated a day's work at Park Place. Some of the [...]

Motivating People

Gratitude v. Guilt   One of the major implications of our mission statement is how we motivate people to do what the God expects and the Bible [...]