About our family

Antonio ( also know as Dad and "Vovô") and Lawanda 
 ( known as Mom and "Memma") have been married for 33 years. He is busy preaching, teaching and going on door to door visitation every week. Lawanda is also busy taking care of her husband, teaching Sunday School classes, doing Bible studies, helping with the music and many other activities.


Our eldest daughter, Jessica Marilyn, is married to Alex Lima. They are the parents of Joshua Alexandro (8);
  Caleb Antonio (4); and Josiah Robert (1).
 They have been called in to full time ministry and will soon be moving to Nova Mutum, Mato Grosso, Brazil to start a church there.


Our second daughter, Jenifer Maria, is married to Stephen Minion and lives in NC where he is assistant and youth pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church. They were blessed 4 days before Christmas with little Shiloh Joy!


Janalee May is our third daughter. She is married to Timothy Brubaker. They are the parents of Bradley James (2) and Kendra Anne (9 mos.) The are presently seeking God's will as to where he should pastor or assistant pastor.


Jedidiah Robert is our fourth child and only son. He is married to Gloria Ruth (Clarke). They are the parents of Eliana Ruth (1). They are currently on deputation raising support to come to Brazil as missionaries!