Ken & Luci Davis are missionaries with WorldVenture and have been working in Brazil for 35 years in the areas of church planting, church revitalization, theological education, children’s ministry and publishing.
Ken is the Executive Director of Edições Vida Nova (New Life) publishing house located in São Paulo. Vida Nova has a rich history of over 60 years of ministry. Founded to provide theological resources for training pastors and leaders, God has sustained and multiplied its ministry which now offers Bibles, a wide variety of reference works and numerous Christian resources across the age and interest spectrum. With a catalog of over 600 titles Vida Nova has become one of the leading Christian publishers in Brazil with an active voice in the Christian community as it seeks to influence the theological landscape and address current issues facing the churches in Brazil. Vida Nova’s ministry objective centers on providing a full catalog of resources to support the ministries of churches and seminaries throughout the Portuguese-speaking world. In addition to leading the publishing house, Ken teaches at churches and seminaries with the goal of equipping churches and their leaders.
Luci works at the Pan American Christian Academy, an international Christian school that serves the English speaking community in São Paulo. She also serves and ministers to women.
The Davises have three grown children, Melissa, Mike and Mark. Mike is living in São Paulo and works with Ken at Vida Nova primarily in the area of software development.