Brazil: Christian youth killed

RIBEIRÃO DAS NEVES, Brazil (BNc) — The 20-year-old son of a Brazilian Christian couple was allegedly murdered Sunday night, Nov. 30. Luiz Otavio was the son of José Luiz and Bete, long-time Christians, of the Neves congregation.

His funeral was slated for Tuesday morning.

Friends of the family have asked for prayers on their behalf.

Ribeirão das Neves is in the greater metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte, capital of the state of Minas Gerais.

Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock.