Lopes Installed as Portuguese Ministry Leader

Rev. Hernandes Lopes has been installed as the new Portuguese ministry leader for Back to God Ministries International.

Lopes, a pastor in the Presbyterian Church of Brazil (IPB), brings a wealth of ministry and media experience to the collaborative ministry of IPB and BTGMI in Campinas, São Paulo.

He has served as the host of BTGMI’s Portuguese TV program Verdade e Vida (Truth and Life) since 2006. He is a popular conference speaker in Brazil and has authored more than 75 books, including commentaries on many of the books of the Bible.

BTGMI director Bob Heerspink noted, “With his heart for missions and a wealth of theological and media experience, Rev. Lopes is an ideal choice to give leadership to our Portuguese media outreach. We are grateful to God for leading him to Back to God Ministries International.”

About the Author

Nancy Vander Meer is a staff writer with Back to God Ministries International in Grand Rapids, Mich.