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From time-to-time we recommend products and services that we believe will benefit others in their spiritual lives and ministries. Unless specifically mentioned on this disclaimer page, we receive no remuneration or benefit from such recommendations. The following organizations do provide a small commission or referral fee for our recommendations, but that in no way influences […]

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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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Doing the Most Good May Require Early Giving

Just as there has been nothing normal about 2020 so far, we should anticipate more of the same for the next few months. And this is particularly true for those of you who plan your major giving for the month of December. With election uncertainty, the CARES Act, social unrest, and immediate need in underdeveloped […]

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Prayers Needed – AIBC Pastors Hit By COVID-19

At this time last year, I was travelling with some amazing colleagues all over Costa Rica holding pastoral training meetings with the 130+ pastors of the Asociación de Iglesias Bíblicas Costarricenses (AIBC). Our primary mission was to collect data about pastoral education that I needed for my doctoral dissertation. It was the road trip of […]

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Online Donation Instructions

This step-by-step guide illustrates how to give online, and also how to set up an account so that you can easily manage your future and recurring giving. Step 1 When you click the “Donate from U.S.A.” button, a safe and secure form will open up in a new tab. This form is managed by GiveInJoy, […]

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