Hot weather doesn’t stop work, or play

Even though the temperature climbed and the breeze faltered, our multi-national team got the job done. With our visitors from the US here and ready to work, along with one local volunteer and our Tico team from Grecia, work was completed on the concrete stairs and the new fire pit. Exhausted, the team still had […]

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Guest Speaking in Jaco

One of the many things we do is speak at churches throughout Costa Rica. Most often it is a Spanish-speaking churches. But occasionally, we have the opportunity to minister in bilingual or English speaking churches. Over the last two weeks, we had the chance to fill the pulpit for Daniel Barrett, who was on sabbatical. […]

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Church Counselor Receives Award

On Sunday, March 14, Rosa Brenes Rojas was awarded the Dr. Beverly R. Lucas Volunteer Service Award for March 2021. Rosa was nominated by Pastor Paul Garrett del Rio and his wife, Dra. Sofia Quintanilla Ramirez, for her work in counseling at Iglesia Union Church. Help the Hurting Rosa began ministering to people over seventeen […]

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Another Volunteer Recognized In Special Ceremony

On Sunday, February 21, Eva Cecilia Herrera Rodriguez was awarded the Dr. Beverly R. Lucas Volunteer Service award for February 2021. Eva was nominated by Pastor Geovanny Herrera Chabarria and his wife, Pastora Kalen Valerio, for her work in women’s ministry at Comunidad Cristiana Reconciliación. A Powerful Story Eva’s nomination got the attention of our […]

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The Brook Awards First Recipient

On Sunday, February 14, Oscar Stid Solano Arias was awarded the Dr. Beverly R. Lucas Volunteer Service award for January 2021. Oscar was nominated by Pastor Luis Elias Arguedas A. and his wife, Pastora Yita Gonguz, for his work in construction and maintenance at Iglesia Bíblica Unción Y Fuego. Well known Many of our Brook […]

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Volunteer Award for Costa Rica churches

The Brook Ministries is excited to announce the Dr. Beverly R. Lucas Volunteer Excellence Award. The award is given monthly to recognize the service of volunteers in the churches of Costa Rica, and comes with a cash prize of $100 for the winner, and $100 for the winner’s ministry. During the January 15, 2021 meeting […]

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Exciting December Story

I recently shared this via our newsletter and Facebook page, but wanted to post it here as a testimony to God’s goodness. In the midst of a difficult year for Costa Rican pastors, the Lord has provided through generous friends and donors so that we could assist many different churches. Here is the most recent […]

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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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