Beth De Graff

Jul 30, 2014 by Beth De Graff

How to Best Help the Children at the U.S.- Mexico Border

The humanitarian crisis at the U.S.- Mexico border calls out for a response of justice and mercy from those who serve Christ—not only for the 52,000 children who are already in U.S. federal detention, but also among communities in Latin America.

Jul 8, 2014 by Beth De Graff

And I Know He Watches Me

Betty Bartlett with her newly painted cupboards and bright red door in the background

Jul 1, 2014 by Beth De Graff

Ron Willett Named Director of World Renew Disaster Response Services

Today, Ronald Willett begins his tasks as director of Disaster Response Services for World Renew, stepping into the role as the previous director, Bill Adams, retires after eleven years in the position.   

May 30, 2014 by Beth De Graff

After the Tornado: A Year of Recovery in Moore, Oklahoma

In the aftermath of that tragic disaster, World Renew Disaster Response Services (DRS) is continuing to bring comfort and assistance to those who have yet to recover today.

Apr 11, 2014 by Beth De Graff

God Provides and Protects in North Carolina Tornado

“My biggest take away from this is that there is an Almighty God that saved this family.” Those are the words of a resident of Pantega, North Carolina, after an EF2 tornado destroyed the home of Mark and Carla Van Essendelft and several other families in their neighborhood on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Jan 22, 2014 by Beth De Graff

Answering God’s Call Together

TOP:Cascade Fellowship Church volunteering with DRS partner Hammers and Hearts, ABOVE: A member of

Nov 25, 2013 by Beth De Graff

Churches Address Family Violence in Latin America

Today is the anniversary of an observation most people have heard little about—the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Oct 21, 2013 by Beth De Graff

Farmers Manage Trees and Offset Climate Change

World Renew is working to help people adapt to weather extremes in impoverished communities around the world. In West Africa, where this work has mainly been focused on drought relief over the last decade, it is now flooding that has recently displaced 48,000 people and killed 20 more.