In this webinar we explore ways to alleviate poverty while helping, rather than unknowingly harming, people who live in poverty. You’ll discover practical strategies to partner with your local and global community in overcoming poverty and injustice.
Director of Church and Community Engagement for World Renew
This Giving Tuesday, Americans and Canadians have the chance to have their gifts matched to help refugees.
Five community gardens projects in Kent and Muskegon counties received funding and training grants of $1250 this month to grow their projects and increase their benefit to local community members.
Around the world, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day. I have spent the week looking at women in the Gospels, to have a stronger understanding about the Biblical view of women
Now is a great time to make sure your missions communications are up to date! Here's a handy checklist for a communications audit.
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?
Missionary newsletters have been around since Paul. Are they still relevant today?
If summer mission trips are so life changing for the young people, what do those they are going to “serve” get out of it? Might we be using the community for our own transformation?
One thing that has struck me after working for more than a decade to connect churches in the U.S. with churches that World Renew works with overseas is the similarity between them.
A note about food/clothing/toy drives - while it makes us feel good to give, we need to be sure that we are doing it in a way that helps rather than hurts. Last year Andrew Ryskamp, CRCNA Diaconal...
Jamie, is he working with an organization that has a US partner?
You are correct that we do receive benefits of the denomination and report to Synod. Therefore our official stance on climate change is the same as Synod’s: http://justice.crcna.org/...
Thank you Dan.
Central services (HR, the building expenses, IT staff time, etc.) are allocated to the agencies based on usage. World Renew is charged for the services it uses, which it ...
I completely agree. And unfortunately I have seen churches that are not interested in reaching their communities. Or they think that by advertising their great youth program that will somehow...
As an agency of the Christian Reformed Church, World Renew is subject to Synod. The Synodical statement on climate change can be found here http://justice.crcna.org/creation-care-church-speaks...posted on: Donation to CRCNA Agency?
It may be different in Canada, but I'm not so sure that our churches are all that great at embracing people of different ethnic groups or ministering to the poor. Sure, they are seen as recipients...posted on: How Does the Church Minister to the Wealthy?
FYI World Renew is a member of CCDA and in the Partner Network of Poverty Cure (which is an initiative of the Acton Institute).posted on: Concerns on Our Ecumenical Trajectory
Pastor Jim, I love hearing about God is using you to bring so many to faith. You are a blessing.posted on: That Is Why They Called Him Jesus