The trip was amazing from start to finish. I had gone with a willing heart, asking God to use me and expecting to be pushed out of my comfort zone, and of course, He is faithful and didn’t disappoint!
There is so much more that God has done for me through my time in Brazil, it’s been wild (in the best way possible) and I know I am forever changed!
There, hugs, kisses on the cheek and pats on the back are meted out generously, like the England football team gifting goals to everyone at a World Cup
Don’t let your fear being uncomfortable keep you from growing in character (for the Kingdom’s sake even more than your own). It’s just not worth it.
I have now seen how I have underestimated what God can do through me in what seems to be small and insignificant moments. The Gospel is exactly the same no matter where in the world you are.
The people in this city work hard, and by “work hard” I mean, just like the city, the people themselves never seem to stand still. That is the biggest thing that amazes me the about “São Paulians”, their capacity for fully living life.
In April 2013 a team from Joshua Generation Church, South Africa travelled to Four12 partner churches in Brazil. The vision of Four12 is to equip, unite and restore, in line with Ephesians 4 verse 12. Watch the feedback clip below to get a sense of what transpired during this outreach, how lives were impacted and changed.