Since 1994, Gordon & Annie Avey have focused on church planting and discipling Brazilian nationals. Today, 7 churches make up the Biblical Good News Conference in Sao Paulo, Bahia and Tocantins states. Last year they reported 357 members, 28 conversions, and 36 baptisms. Additionally, there were 10 students enrolled in the Bahia Bible Institute and 20 students in the Christian College Bahia branch.