The Boots


  • Pray for young families being sent out. Two couples are getting married in April. Pray for them as they start married life and prepare for the field in 2019.
  • Praise God for and pray for adoption of new candidate and field worker information system.
  • Pray for Vocare conference and returning field team leaders. Pray as they share their ministry updates with others to recruit and raise more support.


  • Pray for the growth of Perspectives
    • 54 courses in 14 of 26 states in Brazil. Up from 41 courses in 2017.
    • Entering 3 states that have never had a Perspectives course.
    • Adding 2 new courses in the northeast.
  • Praise God for a 4-person administrative team in Curitiba who work well together and have done an outstanding job of organizing for our increased growth.
  • Praise for Israel Saraiva’s move to Curitiba earlier this year.
  • Pray for Israel as he directs the Brazil training and leads his team of trainers.


  • Kevin and Karla – we are now 6th on the waiting list for our second child. Pray for us as we await our daughter/ sister during the next few months, that God would prepare our hearts for this wonderful addition to our family
  • Israel – pray for him as he adjusts to life in “cold” Curitiba, having moved far from his family and friends in Rio de Janeiro in order to set up the national office here.