Location: Brazil and Canada
Ministry Focus: Nelson and Lisa are global workers ministering both in Brazil and in Canada. Their vision is to see the church rise to her full potential as God’s principal agent in restoring, healing and blessing broken nations. Their mission is to help equip the church to be an effective agent of transformation in the lives of individuals, in their communities and in society. Their focus has been on the transformation of poor communities as well as on equipping millennials to be God’s agents of transformation to society through their God-given vocation. They work in partnership with the Disciple Nations Alliance (DNA) which is a global movement of churches and organizations seeking to bring God’s Kingdom transformation to the nations.
Ministry History: Nelson was sent from Brazil to Canada in 1989 as a missionary/church planter to the Portuguese speaking. Lisa and Nelson met and ministered in Canada for 15 years before going back to Brazil as global workers in 2004. For 7 years, they worked with missionary training in the Bible school in Recife. In 2011, they moved to João Pessoa and ministered to poor communities as well as to university students and young professionals. Their mission is to help equip the church to be God’s effective agent of transformation in the lives of individuals, in their communities and in society. Nelson is also the facilitator of the Disciple Nations Alliance in Brazil. Their ministry has expanded from the local to the national context and now to Canada.
- For Brazil to be discipled and to be a nation of Kingdom influence.
- For God-given ability to engage, equip and release the next generation to be God’s agents of transformation in society.
- For God to raise the kids and families in the vulnerable communities where we minister as His agents of transformation to their own communities.
- For strategic partnerships to advance this movement of transformation of individuals, communities and nations.