Going with God

After 16 years of Sundays this was our last at New Covenant Fellowship. Serving as assistant pastors with our Brazilian brothers and sisters has forever changed and marked our hearts and lives. We have learned so much more than just Portuguese and how to enjoy a good plate of Vaca Atolada ( cow stuck in…

Estas Comigo-Kari Jobe (You Are For Me))

No matter what language we speak the language of dance speaks the message of Jesus directly to our hearts Não importa que idioma falamos a linguagem da dança fala a mensagem de Jesus diretamente aos nossos corações

A Glimpse into a Worship Translators Life

If you read our Theme statement at praise2worship you would see that I work as one member of a worship team. What most of you may not know is that our church is bi-lingual (Portuguese/English) and that we transition from one language to the other during the worship time. Often many of our classic hymns…

Here is Love – English /Portuguese version

In our church, bilingual worship is the norm. Our congregation is primarily from Brazil with a few from the Cape Verde Islands sprinkled in. We sing alternately in Portuguese and English in most of the services. Here is just a simple example of how things went last night during the offering. Love to hear from…

The Other Side of the Window

applying for a real jobor entering into college so she cleaned houses and prayed for God to help her find a way to reach a legal status. Maria struggled with all the same issues that other teens struggle with here in America but always behind the smiles lived the fear of what might happen if she…