What Happens When a Brazilian Skeptic Finds Jesus


When you meet Kariny Rocha, you notice joy. A delighted, childlike smile pairs with intense coffee-colored eyes and hair.

The sophomore at the Federal University of Piauí in Teresina, Brazil, considered Christianity foolishness. As she walked between the school’s library and cafeteria, that was about to change.

Like Kariny, you too can explore these tools to spread your faith to the lives of those around you at home, work and play.

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Philip Long
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Philip is a soccer coach, freelance writer, and illustrator. He earned a master’s degree in Christian studies at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Philip balances family life along with bike riding, drawing and whittling toy cars.

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Jonathan Duggins
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Jonathan Duggins

Jonathan Duggins serves as a video producer with Cru® in Orlando, Florida. He graduated in 2005 from Baylor University with a degree in film and digital media. He is a husband, a father of three boys and a huge fan of Legos.

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