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About us

The Jacobs Family

Benjamen Jacobs:

  • Born and raised in Maine

  • Accepted Christ at 6 years of age.

  • Baptized at 10 years of age

  • Graduated from Northland Baptist Bible College in 1997.

  • Gained local church experience at Sheridan Road Baptist Church in Saginaw, MI which became my home church (1997-99)

  • Short-termer with BMM in Brazil (1999-2000)

  • After deputation began serving in Brazil as a full time church planting missionary with BMM in 2003 until the present.

 

Daniele Jacobs:

  • Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Accepted Christ and was baptized at 14 years of age.

  • Attended and grew spiritually from 17 to 24 years of age in a BMM church plant.

  • Married Ben Jacobs in that same church in 2005

  • Joined BMM in 2006 and working in church planting until present.

  • Finished one year of Bible college in Curitiba, Brazil

 

Sabrina (12), Melody (9), Josiah (7) Jacobs:

  • Sabrina and Josiah were born in Brazil. Melody was born in Maine during a furlough.

  • All three have accepted Christ as their Savior

  • Sabrina and Melody were just baptized in May of 2021

 

Ministry Of Church Planting:

Igreja Batista Esperanca (Hope Baptist Church):

  • 2003-2011

  • Team Ministry: Ed and Jan Alexander. Shawn and Donna Alexander. Mike and Dawn Jewell. Ben and Dani Jacobs.

  • Property was purchased in 2001. Church building was built as the spiritual body grew.

  • Emphasis on discipleship, Bible studies, VBS, teen ministry

  • Church was finished and handed over to a Brazilian pastor in 2011 along with its members.

 

Igreja Batista Vitoria (Victory Baptist Church):

  • 2012-2021

  • Team Ministry: Shawn and Donna Alexander and Ben and Dani Jacobs.

  • Property was purchased in 2013. Church building was built as the spiritual body grew.

  • Emphasis on discipleship, Bible studies, VBS, teen ministry. Families were prioritized a little more on this church plant.

  • Church was finished and handed over to a Brazilian pastor in 2020 along with its members as we phased out (plus coping with coronavirus challenges)

Igreja Batista Ipero (Ipero Baptist Church):

  • 2021-present

  • Team Ministry: Ben and Dani Jacobs and Thiago and Gisele Lima

  • Property was purchased for $57,000. We are still making payments.

  • Emphasis on discipleship, Bible studies, VBS, teen ministry. Families will be prioritized along with involving Brazilians especially Pastor Lucio and family with sister church in Boituva

 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 3:16

Our Mission
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