Black Friday Benefits The Brook Ministry

We have given thanks, eaten more than we should have, and hopefully enjoyed some time with the family. Now it is down to serious business…it is time to shop! Before you click that link to Amazon, or search for new Bible software (come on, we both know you want to!), be sure to follow our […]

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Project at Hogar de Fe Exceeds Expectations

I was excited today to get to inspect the progress of construction on the second and third floors at Hogar de Fe. But I must admit, I did not expect it to be so stunning. I was there to speak at the morning service. But prior to the service, Pastor Eli Mora Solis took us […]

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The Giving Poor

For about five years of his ministry (52-57 AD), the Apostle Paul was collecting money from believers in Greece and Asia Minor for “the poor among the Lord’s people in Jerusalem” (Romans 15:26). The Hebrew Christian recipients were suffering because of a famine that had begun the previous decade (see Acts 11:27-30), and also because […]

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If You Are Serious About Bible Study

If you are serious about Bible study, there is only one software package to consider. I have been a Logos user since my seminary days, and it is a tool I use daily in ministry. Logos is robust, deep, and incomparable. And Logos just got better. Version 9 makes Bible study even easier with many […]

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Pastores de Costa Rica (Pastors of Costa Rica)

Pastores de Costa Rica A medida que las cosas comienzan a abrirse, recuerde que The Brook Ministries (Ministerio del Arroyo) está aquí para usted. Si desea que el Dr. Steve Lucas predique en el servicio de su iglesia o en la conferencia, envíe un correo electrónico o mensaje para programar el día. Ya estamos planeando […]

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Churches, Now Is the Time to Plan for 2021

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2020 has taken its toll on world missions. But 2020 is almost over, and the world is beginning to reopen. Costa Rica is open and The Brook Ministries is ready to schedule church mission teams for 2021. Now is the time! Every mission trip is planned to meet the unique needs of both the sending […]

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Local Resident Blesses Grecia Church

One of my greatest thrills in ministry is serving as a “middle man” between supply and need. Sometimes it is as simple as raising money for church projects and emergency needs. At other times, it involves introducing people who go on to have an amazing ministerial relationship. I love it because even though only God […]

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The Trap of Self-Reliance

I grew up in a culture that not only encouraged self-reliance, but truly celebrated it. There was no one more admired than the “self-made man.” Everything that was strong and powerful was wrapped up in the life of a man who made his own way. “Be a man!” was the rallying cry to the one […]

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