• March 30, 2017

    One Year, Many Connections

    Pablo and Sheryl Canché recently celebrated their one year mark of arriving in Mexico City, where they are serving as missionaries with Christian Reformed World Missions. 

    Along with learning the city routes and discovering many of its exciting communities, Pablo and Sheryl were also reaffirmed in their need for their primary ministry goal—to unify Christian leaders and help them minister together in God’s Kingdom. 

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  • March 29, 2017

    Testimonies from the Global Prayer Safari in Uganda

    From February 3-13, 2017, participants in CRWM’s Global Prayer Safari gathered in Uganda, East Africa. The local ministry leaders, CRWM missionaries, and North American volunteers lifted up  thousands of prayers to God.

    “For ten days, we journeyed as a team, praying in prisons, hospitals, market places, government offices, radio stations, king’s palaces, street corners, schools, airports, and the Source of the Nile,” says Karen Lubbers who helped organize and plan much of this year’s Prayer Safari.

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  • March 21, 2017

    Transforming Your Soul

    Lisa's experience serving overseas taught her about God, herself, and what "community" really means.

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  • February 24, 2017

    A Missionary Spouse’s Role

    When Jonathan Weverink married Sheila Dykstra, a CRWM missionary in Nigeria, his commitment to and love for her came with a lot of unknowns. 

    “We have an approach to our marriage where we take things one day at a time so I chose not to worry much about this uncharted territory that I was getting myself into,” said Jonathan of his move to Nigeria. 

    Since those first days of culture shock, Jonathan has come to realize three identities in himself that he didn’t necessarily realize came with being a missionary spouse.

    1) A Western Nigerian:

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  • February 23, 2017

    Finding ‘True Refuge’ at Casa Adobe

    Fabio says he wouldn’t have survived being a refugee without one thing.

    “Only with the help of a community can one survive the experience of exile,” says Fabio. 

    Shortly after their daughter was born, Fabio and his wife Erica began receiving threats from an area gang in El Salvador. A relative had not paid the “rent” for his business and the gang expected Fabio to pay in his place. Terrified for their lives, Fabio and Erica left the life they knew behind for refuge in Costa Rica.

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