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Mission trips and visitors

Posted by on September 12, 2019 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Matt’s brother-in-law, Ryan Stoller came to visit last week with his son Braedon. Ryan serves as Vice-president of Amazon Salt and Light and Braedon is just a little older than Luke so we could take care of “business” and enjoy family at the same time. Ryan and Matt spent one day in the community of […]

January- Auxildadora

Posted by on February 6, 2019 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

In early January, when my uncle Philip and his family were here, Dad & I & U. Philip & Naomi & Derek & Chloe & Rudy, along with Frank (the Brazilian leader) & his son, Michael, took an overnight trip to Auxiliadora to visit the two families living there. We took off Saturday morning by […]

To All the Moms Everywhere…

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

what a gift it is to know you and to see you love the way you do, to see you go the extra mile even when you do not have to. i am endlessly inspired by you, and this courageous life you live. what a gift it is to know you, and to receive the […]

Rebel- accident

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Brazil with 3 Comments

Some of you may know that Matt was in an accident yesterday with the floatplane. He had flown a pastor to some river communities to minister over the weekend.  They were on their way back and needed to land because a storm was coming. When they were coming in to land the motor quit and […]

Guest blogger- cousin Paige

Posted by on December 7, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

On November 19 through the 26, my Dad, Mom, my brother Cody and I made a visit to Santarem, Brazil. It was so fun seeing, talking and hanging out with family that we haven’t seen in a long time! The first day we stayed in Santarem we got everything settled and were about to all […]

Teen Camp & Cucaru :)

Posted by on September 19, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Hello peeps! This post has two ‘happenings’ of Jaelah and I’s life recently. The first is the yearly teen camp that we go to, a few pictures and a brief account of how it was. The second is a boat trip that we went on a few weeks ago! I assume most of you have […]

trip to Parintins (by Jaelah)

Posted by on July 17, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

hi guys! so it’s been awhile huh? 🙂 sorry to have left you for a bit! we’ve been busy around here lately 🙂 on June 17th-June 19th i went on a trip with Dad to a city that is about 12 hrs. by boat from Santarém and 2 1/2 hrs. by plane. we took Pr. […]

Guest blog- Derek Steffen

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Hello everyone! My name is Derek Steffen and I recently got to spend time with Matt, Janelle, Mariah, Jaelah, Luke, and Sierra in Brazil, so they asked me to write a short account of my experience. For a little background about myself, I am originally from Alto, Michigan and I count myself very blessed that […]

Visitors

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

hello friends!! it’s been a little 🙂 so on March 23-29, we had the HONOR of having my BFF & her family come here to visit us! we only had 6 days together but they were super-packed, full-of-fun, laughing-all-the-time days. the best kind, right?!?! and, ok, there were some not-so-good moments because we’re all sinners, […]

#Lábrea2017

Posted by on February 2, 2017 in Brazil,Lábrea with 3 Comments

hello friends! 🙂  it’s been a little while! so this post is about a trip we just took. we went to the town we might move to (and some other towns as well) to ‘check it out’ & see if it’s where God wants us, etc. U. Scott & Auntie Aldine (a missionary couple that […]