On this day in 1931, Karl Bregenzer, a Moravian missionary, was murdered in Nicaragua at the mission station where he worked. Earlier that morning, during family devotions, the Bregenzer family read John 15:13, “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”.  But during family devotions, word came that the village where…

An Overview of Salvador Salvador was the first capital of Brazil and holds the title of oldest city. It celebrated its 450th anniversary the year before the country celebrated its 500th year anniversary. The oldest part of town (called “Pelourinho”) today boasts an elevator that eliminates the steep climb from the sea level port to the buildings nestled into the…