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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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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