Subscribe to the OSJ's Advent daily devotional to refocus on celebrating God's redemptive work and anticipating his second coming this season.
People sometimes wonder what percentage of their church's budget ought to be devoted to missions. Some statistics from other churches might be helpful in thinking about the issue.
Deepening the relationship between your church and its missionaries may benefit from "being there." This article provides ways and means of making the most of a field visit for the benefit of your church and its missionaries.
One of the questions that churches are starting to ask is how we can dialogue with our Muslim neighbors in a way that is honest and faithful?
What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving? We are grateful for God's work in the Philippines this past year!
As Christians who have the orders to take the Gospel to every ethnic group on this planet, we might be well advised to understand some of the attitudes that we will encounter. As we encounter Muslim believers it would be wise to understand the Islamic doctrine of al-walāʾ wa-l-barāʾ. In a...
193 riders making up 40 teams joined together for an autumn day of cycling in a collective effort for poverty alleviation. Sarah Williams, one of the riders, reflected on her experience riding with Sea to Sea...
This webinar will explore ways in which the church and its leaders can equip and encourage members to see God in their workplace and to live out their faith as Kingdom workers there.
Confusion seems to reign supreme as to the nature of jihad. A Chicago bus ad showing friendship people of different races and religions reads #MyJihad is to build friendships across the aisle." - What's yours?. This advertisement would suggest that jihad is largely 'striving for...
Learn more about the CRCNA's response to the Ebola virus and how you can help.
God is doing something today in the Muslim world, and we in the North American church are only now becoming aware of it.
On October 1st, Michael J. Kruger, President and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC posted and article entitled "Social Justice and the Gospel: What is the Core Mission of the Church?" Here is the link:...
The Lord gave me a beautiful picture of the “great cloud of witnesses” we are surrounded by as we “run with perseverance the race marked out for us”.
As Christians we want to stand firmly in our own faith, while we learn about others. That is part of being a good neighbor.
With noble intentions XYZ person or group of persons proposes to engage in friendly dialogue with a member or members of religion "Q." The stated objective is often to become "dialogue partners" in order to eliminate prejudices and to come to understand the other. It is also...
What is World Renew's Free A Family Program?
People get missions and evangelism mixed up. To many Christians, missions is going to another country and evangelism is knocking on doors, stopping people in the streets...
How does World Renew work with partners around the world?
Many pastors and churches would like to focus their missionary outreach by concentrating on fewer but deeper missionary support relationships, but currently have a larger number of superficial ones. How do you get from here to there?
Fall is a great time for a missions emphasis event, learn how you can get involved!
When we talk about Global Missions, obviously we are focusing on the work of the CRC around the world. However, many elements of global missions take place right here.
A poem written in November of 1990 by Peter Kuperis who was working in Kapoeta, a major town in southern Sudan that came under the control of the SPLA, or Sudanese People’s Liberation Army.
Join us October 4, 2014 in the Grand Rapids Ride for Refuge bicycle ride!
Sharia is a guide for Muslims in the daily practice of their faith. So why does sharia law exist? What is its purpose? Is there anything similar in Christianity?
Where is the line between trusting God even in uncertainty and recognizing when a situation is too dangerous to stay in?