Connecting People to Christ

Our world’s 6th most spoken language is Portuguese. Many of these speakers live in Brazil, a melting pot of nations with a blend of many cultures. What an opportunity for you to partner in using media to share the Gospel—to light the path to Christ for people coming from a variety of backgrounds living in a highly concentrated area.

Because of ministry support from people like you and a clear Gospel message, people are hearing the Good News of Jesus Christ over the Internet, on their televisions, and through radio in a country that has been struggling politically and economically.

Media Outreach

Phone Devotional: Disquepaz (Dial Peace)

Dial Peace is a short devotional delivered by telephone. Listeners call a local phone number to hear the message. At the end of each program, callers can request prayer or spiritual counseling.

‘A God Who Loves Our Language’

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‘A God Who Loves Our Language’

Moussa, a former Muslim from West Africa turned church planter in Brazil, knows firsthand the importance of reaching people in their heart language. “With many West African refugees here in Brazil, we’re challenged to minister in Arabic, a language that is very special for them, for us,” Moussa said.

To meet this challenge, Moussa worked with Luz Para o Caminho (Light for the Way), the Portuguese outreach of Back to God Ministries International.

Luz Para o Caminho (LPC) produces...

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The total number of fans of BTGMI’s Portuguese ministry social media pages tops more than 575,000.

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Nearly 16 thousand people reflecton on God's Word through print versions of our Cada Dia daily devotions each month

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Last year, 440 couples attended one of our marriage conferences

Rev. Hernandes Dias Lopes

Rev. Hernandes Dias Lopes

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“When you have a personal encounter with Jesus, your life makes sense: joy in your soul, peace in your heart, there is a meaning to your story.”
—Rev. Hernandes Dias Lopes

Hernandes became the Portuguese ministry leader in 2010. He also serves as the director of the organization Luz Para o Caminho (Light for the Way), an organization formed in partnership between BTGMI and the Presbyterian Church of Brazil. Hernandes has authored more than 100 books and is a popular conference speaker in Brazil.

Hernandes graduated from Seminário Presbiteriano do Sul in Campania and earned a Doctorate of Ministry from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. He and his wife, Tinha, have two children.

Portuguese Media Outreach

Luz Para o Caminho (Light for the Way) BTGMI Partnership Organization

Web visitors can visit the home page to learn more about Luz Para o Caminho (Light for the Way) media ministries, access daily devotionals, listen to programs, find a local church, order discipleship material, and email staff members with questions or prayer requests.

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TV Program: Cada Dia (Today)

Cada Dia is a TV program featuring interviews, testimonies, and news reports from a biblical perspective.

TV Program: Verdade e Vida (Truth and Life)

Truth and Life is a 30-minute TV program with interviews, music, and a biblical message hosted by Rev. Hernandes Dias Lopes.

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Video Program: Plataforma (Platform)

Platform is a 5-minute video program highlighting the music and testimonies of Brazilian musicians. Webcasts of of the audio programs are also available online.

Video Program: Da Letra a Palavra (From the Letter to the Word)

Da Letra a Palavra is a 2-minute video program where Rev. Hernandes discusses current issues in light of the Gospel message. More than 30,000 people are subscribed to the YouTube channel.

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Phone Devotional: Disquepaz (Dial Peace)

Dial Peace is a short devotional delivered by telephone. Listeners call a local phone number to hear the message. At the end of each program, callers can request prayer or spiritual counseling.

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Audio Program: Vida em família (Family Life)

Family Life is a 4-minute radio spot that focuses on addressing issues of family life in a biblical way. It can also be heard online.

Audio Program: Momento Musical (Music Moment)

Music Moment is an audio program featuring Christian music and interviews with Christian artists and performers. It airs on radio stations and can also be heard online.

Audio Program: Gotas de Esperança (Drops of Hope)

Drops of Hope is a 2-minute audio program that provides a message of hope. The messages are available on CD.

Devotional: Cada Dia (Today)

The Cada Dia is a daily devotional providing a meditation on God’s Word. It is available in print and on the web. Daily posts are also available on Facebook.

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Video Program: Turma da Arca (The Ark Clubhouse)

The Ark Clubhouse is a puppet program that teaches children biblical truths and life values. Web visitors can meet the characters, play games, and receive information about all 52 episodes. Companion teaching lessons are available for each episode. The videos are available on DVD and Netflix in Brazil.

Video Program: Ö Príncipe da Paz (The Prince of Peace)

The Prince of Peace is a 3D animation depiction of the Christmas story. The video is available on DVD and broadcast on local stations in Brazil during the Christmas season.