Conflict Resolution

May 8, 2019 by Mark VanderWees

God is Faithful & Always Holds Us

For many Nicaraguans, the effects of the past year's political violence, upheaval, and uncertainty here were traumatic....We join the many who also say “God is faithful and will get us through this.

Jul 29, 2013 by Joseph Mutebi

Am I My Brother's Keeper?

In May 2013, World Renew conducted a three-year partner evaluation with the Nebbi Diocese in north-western Uganda. Like most evaluations, the key question was, “What has changed?” The answer the evaluation team received was awe-inspiring.

Apr 6, 2013 by Fred Witteveen

Keeping Peace

On March 4, Kenyans went to the polls to elect a new President, members of Parliament, Governors, Senators and other representatives. They waited hours to cast their vote. With a long history of election violence, there was great worry that there might be a repeat of what happened during the 2008 national elections, but this time, peace prevailed. Many people contributed to that success, including youth leaders in Banita, in Rongai District.

Mar 1, 2013 by Fred Witteveen

Facing Uncertainty

There are reasons for hope. In 2010, Kenyans approved a new constitution. The legislative and legal framework for next week’s elections has been carefully put into place. Judicial reforms have restored people’s confidence in the judiciary.

Dec 24, 2012 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

A Solid Foundation for Change

Creating real change in the lives of individuals, families, and communities is not just about economics. In fact, money and opportunity alone will not lead to the type of transformation that World Renew seeks worldwide. Corrupt leadership, mistreatment of women, exploitation of the vulnerable, squandering of resources and other atrocities can and will continue to occur if relationships between people, God and creation are not renewed by God’s awe-inspiring love and justice.

Sep 13, 2012 by Tom Post

New Mercies Every Morning: CRWRC, now known as World Renew

What’s in the name: World Renew? Here are some things that come to mind for me. I remember Hortencia, talking to a gathering of abused women in the Chalco slum of Mexico City. Her message was from Psalm 139 and those women wept to think that, in spite of the hitting and hateful words that had been heaped on them by husbands and lovers, they could somehow cling to the words, “You created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” At its best, our work sparks an inner renewal that is pure good news joy!

Aug 12, 2012 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

CRWRC Continues Response in Syrian Conflict

The news from Syria continues to be very disturbing. Peace efforts have failed and the UN Special Envoy, Kofi Annan, has resigned. The conflict between the rebels and the government forces recently spread to the largest city in Syria, Aleppo. Aleppo is the commercial centre of Syria and is close to the border with Turkey. The defection of the Prime Minister of Syria to the opposition movement demonstrates the level of division in the country.

Jul 31, 2012 by Adele Konyndyk

Equipping the Vulnerable in South Sudan

Article from July 2012 ~ For more up to date information on World Renew's work in South Sudan, please click HERE. 

Jul 1, 2012 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

Reasons to Celebrate on South Sudan's First Birthday

The harvested crop Harvesting the fields

Jun 6, 2012

CRWRC Increases Response in Syria

The Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) is partnering with a local organization* in Damascus to respond to the needs of Syrians who have been displaced from their homes by violence and unrest.