Missions: Dave & Carol Sue Merkh

Dave & Carol Sue Merkh

Dave & Carol Sue Merkh

Ministry Information

Location: Brazil

Mission: Word of Life International

Ministry details: Dave teaches a full course load, including Greek, Homiletics, Christian Home, and Proverbs.  Until recently, he and Carol Sue have coordinated the married couples’ ministry of the Seminary, known as the “Acquila and Priscilla Project,” and minister frequently to couples, families, and youth around Brazil.  In 2005 Dave began the "Master in Ministries" degree program at Word of Life Seminary, which has over 60 Brazilian pastors, missionaries and educators currently enrolled.  Dave is associate pastor of biblical exposition, and preaches and teaches weekly at First Baptist of Atibaia, a church of over 1000 members.  He and Carol Sue have authored 14 books and numerous articles focusing on family and ministry themes in Brazil.  Together they minister to needy couples in a home Bible study.

Personal Information

Birthdays:
David Sr.: February 9
Carol Sue: June 20
David Jr.: July 12, 1984, Adriana (wife) May 18, 1984
Michelle (Zemmer): Dec 3, 1985 Ben (husband) Aug 26, 1983
Juliana: April 17, 1987
Daniel: July 1, 1988
Stephen: May 2, 1991
Keila: Aug 30, 1994

Anniversaries:
Dave & Carol Sue: July 24, 1982
David Jr. & Adriana: July 15, 2006
Michelle & Ben (Zemmer): July 7, 2007

Mailing Address:
Alameda Ametista 191
Atibaia, SP, BRAZOL 12949-133

Phone: 011-55-11-4415-1398 (we have SKYPE)

E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Suggested ways of encouragement: “Love e-mails; phone calls OK; M&M's, peanut butter, and PRETZELS greatly appreciated.”

Anticipated next furlough:December 2009 – July 2010

Pray for Dave as he speaks on "Christ Centered Preaching" at their pastors' conference.

Pray that the Holy Spirit will be working in the hearts of those who attend the Couples Retreat.