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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 […]

Recent flight

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in Brazil with 1 Comment

If you’ve read the book about the mission (Sunrise on the Amazon) or heard us talk about the mission, then you’ve probably heard of Pastor Nilton. He co-founded the mission (as an 18 year old) with Luke Huber. He is now 60 years old, still doing the same thing- pastoring churches in the Amazon Basin. […]

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. Nilton (a […]

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, right? […]

#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 we […]

2016, Its Jaelah again

Posted by on December 31, 2016 in Brazil,kids with 2 Comments

dear friends, so you may be thinking, ‘ummmm, Jaelah? it’s New Year’s Eve today, why is the title 2016?’ and my answer, dear friends, is because i wanted to write a post about just that. about 2016. here is an excerpt from Jan. 1st, 2016, in my journal: ”this past year (2015) went by so […]

“No reserves, no retreats, no regrets”, William Borden

Posted by on December 11, 2016 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

This is my battle cry for 2017! NO RESERVES, NO RETREATS, NO REGRETS!! Copied from: http://home.snu.edu/~hculbert/regret.htm   “In 1904 William Borden graduated from a Chicago high school. As heir to the Borden family fortune, he was already wealthy. For his high school graduation present, his parents gave 16-year-old Borden a trip around the world. As […]

God is good

Posted by on December 6, 2016 in Brazil,kids with no comments, please leave one

friends, i have no words. many, many topics, but no words. life has been busy lately. really busy. our schedule is quite full…. but, it’s the holidays so…what to expect i guess?!? hahaha yet, even in these super busy times, i have been trying to find time to sit. to get off my phone and […]

this cross we’ve been given (by Jaelah)

Posted by on November 1, 2016 in Brazil with 11 Comments

                  this cross we’ve been given.  it is different than yours. it is difficult. meeting new people & then having to move on, because God is calling us somewhere else. we recently learned from mom & dad that there is a region to the southwest/west of us […]