This workshop introduces the concept of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) with its four concrete skill areas: Knowledge, Motivation, Interpretation and Behavior.
World Renew’s Maternal & Child Health Program is an important part of its community development work. Download these resources to help your congregation learn more about this issue and how they can help.
This video series from World Renew introduces the topics of Food, Money, Water, and Health through two minute videos. Perfect resource for youth, small groups, adults, and high school students.
Changed for Life is a free downloadable resource that equips short-term mission teams, the hosts who receive them, and the congregations who send them, to craft a well-organized mission experience with the potential to catalyze lifelong change.
On this 11-day trip, explore the sites you've read about in the Bible and meet people who are ministering, living, and struggling in this part of the world today.
Join a Christian Reformed World Missions missionary and fellow volunteers in teaching English and sharing the Gospel with children in Asia from July 11-30, 2017.
Avenue church isn’t a service provider, they’re a neighbor. “Where I worship, where I live, where I pray—all this can happen together. It doesn’t have to be separated,” says pastor Aaron Au.
To help you make the most of your short-term service team experience, ServiceLink is pleased to offer the following devotions and discussion starters, as well as an extensive list of ideas from past teams and leaders.
Here are a few Commissioning Service guidelines and litanies that you are free to use as prepared, or modify to meet your needs and circumstances.
During Advent, World Renew will post a picture, meditation, and word of the day. You are encouraged to participate and help create the Global Advent Calendar via social media.
Fundraising is as much a participation in ministry as it is a necessity to support ministry. Here's a list of over 25 fun and practical ways to help fundraise for your ministry.
I suggest that one of the greatest challenges facing Africa today is that Christians have not had a truly transformed worldview, based on the Bible. Perhaps this is still a problem in America too!
Should we send "ordinary Christians" as missionaries? A major biblical theme is that God likes to use weak people, sinful people. But on the other hand, shouldn't missionaries be trained and well-prepared?
Momentum is designed for young adults who are looking for intentional discipleship as well as an opportunity to serve for a month internationally with Christian Reformed World Missions.
On November 29, 1868, Charles Spurgeon preached a sermon on the subject of effectual calling by using the call of Abraham in Genesis 12 as his example.
The sermon is a gold-mine of advice for missionaries and evangelists who would call people to follow Christ. Here are a few nuggets:...
Christian Reformed Home Missions brings you John's full story of his mission with the Third Ward in the new video, "On Earth as it is in Heaven."
Now is a great time to make sure your missions communications are up to date! Here's a handy checklist for a communications audit.
Choose words that convey ownership. They show that your church is playing an active role on the global mission field, not just giving financial support towards one of many causes.
Check out this warmly engaging article by Edmund Clowney that sketches out three factors giving fuel to Reformed missions.
Are you ever frustrated at work? Does it sometimes feel like a waste of time? As leaders, it is worth remembering how Jesus’s presence can transform situations.
From the Christian Aid Mission (Oct. 1, 2015) check out this storyof courage in the face of death, and of a man liberated by Jesus who was on a mission to bring death: Christian Workers in Syria Crucified, Beheaded.
Revelation 12: 7-12
7 Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his...
It’s that time of year again! Missionaries and field staff are making their rounds to supporting churches. How can churches and missionaries open doors for better transparency and benefit?
When a missionary retires, churches face the difficult task of how to use the newly-freed funds. Oftentimes, this decision ends up being made subjectively. Try these questions to make objective decisions.
During the fall, most churches set aside time to celebrate international missions. Check out these helpful tips to help you get more people involved in your church’s celebration!
Check out the Youth Ministry section for an interesting and timely series on short term missions!