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Headlines: Good Intentions Go Bad

Headlines: Good Intentions Go Bad

In April I came across an article from The Gospel Coalition blog that I found very helpful and encouraging with regard to our work among the global poor. The article, 4 Ways Satan Uses Christian Generosity for Evil, discusses four pitfalls for giving to global...
Headlines: Good Intentions Go Bad

Headlines: Revolution & Revelation

Earlier this week I read An Insufficient Resistance at Christianity Today. I concur largely with the content in this article, especially the author’s assertion that revolution apart from the Gospel is not sufficient. At our core, fallen people are lovers of self....
Jesus’ Message Doesn’t Change

Jesus’ Message Doesn’t Change

“Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.”  Hebrews 13:1-2, NIV.  The LORD designed and created each of us in His image....
Quite the Same

Quite the Same

“May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me.”    -John 17:23  (NIV) We’re not that different. All of us. No matter where we make our home, be it steeped in the suburbs or down dusty roads,...
Headlines: Good Intentions Go Bad

Headlines: The Prosperity Gospel

The neo-Pentecostal movement continues to gain influence in Brazil. In January the nephew of the founder of the Universal Church of the Reign of God was elected as mayor of Rio de Janeiro. The Universal Church, as it is commonly referred to, has a horrible reputation...
Rethinking Ministry Among the Poor

Rethinking Ministry Among the Poor

We have a treat for you today! A short video produced by Awesome Drop Media which gives a brief overview of what makes our ministry distinct. After you watch, let us know what you think on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Our vision is to expand an interdependent...
A Drug Dealer’s Apology

A Drug Dealer’s Apology

My first mission trip was with Living Bread Ministries to Porto Alegre, Brazil and the surrounding area. As a westernized Christian who had only left the country once for my honeymoon, I was quickly impacted by the spiritual destitution and physical depravity in what...
Granny Gets Baptized!

Granny Gets Baptized!

We have a treat for you this week! We received an email from our church planters in Torres, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, detailing the baptism of a new believer from their church. The letter below has been translated and edited for clarity and length. Yesterday, January...
Headlines: Good Intentions Go Bad

Headlines: Local Leadership

Last month I read this article in Christianity Today about an issue that Compassion International is having in India. In short, it seems the government is actively trying to force Compassion out of India by limiting their ability to transfer funds into the country....
Year End Giving Giveaway!

Year End Giving Giveaway!

This year, we’re trying something new. Make a donation of only $10 by December 23rd, and you’ll be entered to win one of our fabulous prizes!   We know how the holidays can stretch the average person’s budget, making giving difficult to...

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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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