Recife, Brazil

"Brazil needs preachers, leaders, and churches that understand and live out the truth that Christianity is to be controlled by Scripture alone, faith alone, grace alone, Christ alone, and that it is all for the glory of God alone."
- Rev. Doug Leaman

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Recife, Brazil

The Leamans are serving in
Recife, Brazil.

About Brazil

Official Name: Brazil

Capital City: Brasilia
(2,606,885 pop.) (3,451,549 metro)

Population of  Brazil:
201,009,622 (2013 est.)

Population of  Recife:
1,478,098 (Around 4 Mill. metro)*

Language:
Portuguese (official), and most widely spoken language. Less common languages include Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, English, and a large number of minor Amerindian languages.

Religion:
Roman Catholic (nominal) 73.6%, Protestant 15.4%, Spiritualist 1.3%, Bantu/voodoo 0.3%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.2%, none 7.4%

Currency:
Brazil Real (BRL)

National Day:
September 7

Ethnicity:
White 53.7%, Mulatto (mixed white and black) 38.5%, Black 6.2%, other 0.9%, unspecified 0.7%

Except where noted, information taken from www.worldatlas.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Doug Leaman

Biblical Counseling & Project SOli Deo Gloria

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Born to missionary parents in the country of Brazil, Rev. Doug Leaman grew up in the Bible Presbyterian Church where his dad served as missionary and pastor for many years. After graduating from The Master's College in 1995, Doug worked in Brazil for almost a decade, during which time he married Leah. They learned about the language, culture, customs, and people of Brazil while developing a heart for ministering to Brazilian people. After 500 years of Roman Catholicism, spiritism, a growing secularism, rampant political corruption, and an evangelical world that is inundated with the latest fads from around the world, Brazil is in need of the winds of the Reformation.

Doug is an ordained minister of the gospel in the Bible Presbyterian Church. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Western Reformed Seminary and a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling from The Master's College as well as biblical counseling certification through NANC. His mission is to teach biblical counseling/discipleship and to preach the gospel as far and wide as the Lord will allow in cooperation with churches faithful to the gospel. The Lord has now blessed Doug and Leah with a family of seven boys.

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Prayer Requests

Project Soli Deo Gloria, Brazil (Leaman)

October 2021

Thanking God for:

  • The start of a new class at the John Calvin Institute in Aldeia in Pastoral Care (Biblical Counseling).
  • The excellent and safe “future men” event held in October.
  • The visit Doug’s parents had to Brazil and for their safe return.

 

Please Pray for:

  • The group that the Plainfield Bible Church is sending to help us on the project (safety and blessed trip).
  • The completion of the construction for the Institute at Soli Deo Gloria.
  • The next events for the 2021 calendar (Apologetics conference, Future Men Camp, Tito 2, and the Christian Education event).

News From Brazil

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A Quiver Full of Arrows
WhatsApp Image 2021-04-27 at 11.38.32 AM
Future Men Needed
Brazil Future Men retreats
Project Soli Deo Gloria Update by Rev. Doug Leaman (Jan/Feb 2021 Banner)

Prayer Letters

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Leaman Prayer Letter (September 2021)
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Leaman Prayer Letter (March 2021)

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