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January 2021 Ministry Update As we begin 2021, there’s a sense of optimism in the air as we look to new opportunities across the Jacob’s Well communities in rural northeast Brazil. This first quarter of the year, we’re focusing on relationships and how they are the cornerstone for everything we do. Check out the region-specific updates...

On this Giving Tuesday, consider how you can change a life for a child, or an entire family, through your monthly gift! For just $8 or more a month, your commitment will provide spiritual, economic and social transformation to families in drought-stricken rural Brazil. 2020 has been tough on all of us, and it’s been especially...

Separation has been the reality for many of us these past 6 months. Families unable to visit coworkers teaming remotely, and months of uncertainty that continues today. The Jacob’s Well team in Brazil hasn’t been immune to these impacts and September was an opportunity to bring the leadership together at the training center for a...

https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.86/az0.036.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/file-1.mp4 Previous Next The Jacob’s Well team is slowly resuming some community activities, including spending time with families in person after a long period of online-only interaction. Especially exciting this past month was a visit to a very remote community, Cafúndo, which is only accessible by a 1¼-mile hike uphill. New curriculum was also developed on evangelism and...

Previous Next While not yet out of the COVID “woods”, Brazil has begun to open up and life has started to look more normal than before at least in the bigger cities. Unfortunately, the Jacob’s Well communities are still a few weeks behind, and as a result the in-person development activities have yet to restart. A few...

Coronavirus case spikes have been all over the news recently, affecting states and regions in the U.S. and presenting major challenges in Brazil. Despite the discouragement many feel, the Jacob’s Well communities press forward in courage, leading Bible studies, teaching English classes and providing church services and children’s activities. Much of this is coached online,...

https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.86/az0.036.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/file.mp4 As the U.S. slowly begins to reopen, we turn our eyes to other nations who are managing the crisis. In the Jacob’s Well communities, Covid-19 did arrive in Riacho da Porta and Morada Nova. Fortunately, the impact has been minimal overall, though the Jacob’s Well staff has been unable to continue activities in person but...

https://video.wixstatic.com/video/ba323c_3af6eef67ed949e8b9b68bfe2041c2e9/360p/mp4/file.mp4 Anterior Seguinte The far-reaching impact of Covid-19 has shocked the world, sending markets plunging and disrupting millions under “shelter at home” orders. While Brazil at this time has not been impacted to the degree of North America, Europe or Asia, life has been impacted as cases increase in Fortaleza and other regional cities. Ministry activities have also...

Anterior Seguinte The far-reaching impact of Covid-19 has shocked the world, sending markets plunging and disrupting millions under “shelter at home” orders. While Brazil at this time has not been impacted to the degree of North America, Europe or Asia, life has been impacted as cases increase in Fortaleza and other regional cities. Ministry activities have also...