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)

July 2021

Thanking God for:

  • The health and safety we have enjoyed.
  • The return to normalcy for worship.
  • The privilege to begin another semester at FITref (IRTC—the International Reformed Theological College), teaching on “Sanctification.”

 

Please Pray for:

  • A new semester teaching Biblical Spiritual Development.
  • God to provide the right man to lead the discipleship and care of the students at the Soli Deo Gloria Institute of Technology and Theology.
  • The Christian Educators and Future Men events in July on the Soli Deo Gloria Campus.

News From Brazil

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A Quiver Full of Arrows
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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 (March 2021)
2020, 11 Leaman September counseling course
Leaman Prayer Letter (October 2020)

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