At February’s Council of Delegates (COD) meetings in Grand Rapids, Mich., Resonate Global Mission presented results from the most extensive research ever conducted on church planting in the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA).
As part of an ongoing denominational conversation about church planting, this research will be significant not only for the CRCNA’s future work in church planting but also for the health of the denomination overall.
Civil unrest and shortages of food, water, and fuel have prompted Resonate missionary families in Haiti to temporarily leave the country.
All Resonate staff and their families in Haiti are safe and have not been directly affected by the unrest. However, anticipated shortages of fuel could force the island nation’s airports to close if the situation deteriorates. Resonate has opted to bring its staff back to North America in accordance with CRCNA security guidelines out of an abundance of caution.
Jon De Bruyn believed in the power of prayer. Now, the Jon De Bruyn Memorial Prayer Fund will help shape the prayer lives of countless others and ignite prayer for God’s mission throughout the world.
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.