Escalating protests and violence throughout Nicaragua have prompted some Resonate Global Mission and World Renew staff to leave the country.
No CRCNA staff members have directly experienced any violence, though all are embroiled in the difficulties that come with the country being in turmoil.
Worshipers swayed, clapped, and sang along as the Calvin College Gospel Choir closed the first evening of the West Michigan Prayer Summit 2018 by belting out “Thank You, Jesus, Thank You” in several languages.
With different voices chiming in and adding a full spirit to the words, they sang the phrase in Dutch, in French, in Arabic, in Spanish, in Yoruba, and in Korean.
On April 16, Lucy del Carmen accepted the Kuyper College Service Award—for both her own service and on behalf of her late husband, Vincente Apostol (also known as Vince). Lucy and Vince were the first missionaries to serve with Resonate Global Mission (then Christian Reformed World Missions) in the Philippines.
This story originally appeared on crcna.org and was written by Chris Meehan
Nearly 40 people from nine nations took part in the Global Prayer Safari that began Feb. 1 in Pretoria, in the north of South Africa, and made its way through several communities, visiting prisons, churches, and other sites before ending Feb. 11 in Cape Town.
If you believe, and I believe
And we together pray
The Holy Spirit will come down
And Africa will be saved
These words recently filled a room at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, as members of Resonate’s East and Southern Africa ministry team celebrated their tenth anniversary.
The anniversary celebration marked the time from when Mwaya and Munyiva Wa Kitavi were commissioned to serve the region. Mwaya serves as Resonate’s East and Southern Africa regional leader.