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Urgent Need Update

Urgent Need Update

As you may have seen in a recent email newsletter from our founder, Patrick Hubbard, we have begun this year facing a crisis of funding of a magnitude that could severely impact our work among the poor. In case you missed it, here is a brief recap from Patrick’s...
Confronting the “Religious”

Confronting the “Religious”

Luke 4:18-30 reveals the first recorded message of Jesus in Luke’s gospel. Word was spreading throughout the region about Jesus and His teaching. No doubt His family and neighbors were excited about His visit to Nazareth and many showed up in the synagogue to hear Him...
Increasing Poverty Rates in Brazil

Increasing Poverty Rates in Brazil

According to recent data there are over 23 million people currently living below the poverty line in Brazil, which demonstrates a 33% increase in the number of those in poverty over the last four years. The unemployment rate hovered around 12.5% in 2018. With an...
Importance of Church Membership

Importance of Church Membership

When we come to know Christ as Lord and Savior we become a child of God. As such we are members of the body of Christ, part of the temple of the Holy Spirit, and Christ’s bride (Rom 12:4-5, 1 Cor 12:12-13, 27, Eph 3:6, 4:4-6, 11-16, Col 1:18, 1 Peter 2:4-5, Rev 21:9)....
Urgent Need: A Letter from LBM Founder

Urgent Need: A Letter from LBM Founder

Dear Living Bread followers, partners, and prayer warriors, Heading into 2019 I could use your prayers and, if the Lord leads, your help. I want to be sensitive how I share this, but I also want to be transparent. Living Bread Ministries is starting the year having...
Aun’s Testimony

Aun’s Testimony

Aun is the wife of SomChai, who is a church planter and board member of Living Bread Ministries Thailand. It’s our privilege to be able to share her testimony with you today! If you’d like to give toward the work she and her family are doing among the poor...
Headlines: Reframing Poverty

Headlines: Reframing Poverty

Recently, The Exchange with Ed Stetzer featured the article Reframing the Issue of Poverty. The author, Gabriella Siefert, does an excellent job of capturing something that most of us miss regarding poverty. Westerners almost exclusively understand poverty in economic...
The Place of Suffering

The Place of Suffering

There is much we can learn from the story of Joseph. The dangers of parental favoritism and envy, as well as, the importance of faithfulness and perseverance are all points of application we can glean from the narrative. Perhaps the most valuable thing Christians...
Puppet Ministry in Capão da Canoa

Puppet Ministry in Capão da Canoa

We love to see the creativity our church planters and leaders use to advance the gospel in their communities. One example is the puppet ministry in Capão da Canoa. Pastor Lindomar has a heart for children, which is good because the poor communities are filled with...
Burdened Woman Reaches Out

Burdened Woman Reaches Out

Leidiane is native of Cabrobó, Brazil and is the one who connected us with the community where our most recent church plants have begun. Here, she shares about how she was burdened to reach her hometown with the Gospel. My name is Leidiane Million, and my story starts...

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When Patrick in Bárbara launched Living Bread Ministries in 2004 they had to embrace poverty. For several years their family lived well below the poverty level, diverting everything they could into sparking a church planting movement among the global poor. This is the encouraging story of how the Lord sustained them and ultimately established our comprehensive church planting ministries in South America and Southeast Asia.

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