Stories from the Field
October 7, 2015

All of Africa

Here at Renew, we have been praying and dreaming with God about the whole continent of Africa being covered with the Gospel of Christ. Through the church in Africa using technology and unique strategies, we believe this is possible through the Grace of God. A team from Renew traveled to…
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Stories from the Field
August 18, 2015

Haiti Leads The Way

Haiti's fragile infrastructure was crumbling even before the buildings collapsed during the massive earthquake of 2010. This disaster destroyed lives and communities. How can believers bring transformation, empower the poor, and rebuild communities in such hard conditions? Renew partnered with Water Missions and InTouch to provide Living Water whenever people…
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Stories from the Field
June 29, 2015

Renew World Outreach Beginnings

The following is an excerpt from a newsletter sent out by Campus Crusade for Christ's Jesus Film Project on October 10, 2009.  It helps to tell the story of how Renew got started and why we do what we do: "Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And…
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Stories from the Field
January 8, 2015

Miracles in Nepal

Tim and Mike were driving up some mountains in Nepal when they decided to stop at a viewing point of Mount Everest. Tim explained that last time he had been to this viewing point, in 2007, he had a Hindu tour guide with him named Rita. The lookout had been…
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Stories from the Field
January 6, 2015

The Story of Chief Nchowa

Chief Nchowa was born in 1948 and installed as a Village Chief among the Chewa people in Malawi in 1993. In his own words, he became a drunkard who supported the Gule Wamkulu demonic activities in his village. Before becoming a believer he was so shaky that he had a…
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Stories from the Field
November 27, 2014

The Gift of Hearing

Don 'Love More' Foster works with Pygmies in DR Congo and had one of Renew's Papyrus audio Bibles. For a year, he wanted to give the audio Bible away, but it was in a language that no one in his area spoke—Lingala. Don was ready to delete the audio and…
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Stories from the Field
November 25, 2014

Mobile Ministry for New Believers

Indigenous people in Emberá communities are receiving microSD cards with JESUS Film clips in their heart language. The grandmother and granddaughter in the photo are new believers and are watching a clip of the JESUS Film on their basic phone. These clips are being used as a part of a…
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Stories from the Field
October 17, 2014

Filipinos are Captivated

Wycliffe SIL missionaries used the LightStream to broadcast digital Gospel media in local eateries where hundreds of high school and university students take lunch breaks. Many students took notice and downloaded and streamed the JESUS Film and My Last Day on their phones. The videos caught the interest of many.…
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Stories from the Field
October 15, 2014

Mobile Ministry has begun in Chad!

Brother Tamdaji received microSD cards loaded with the French JESUS Film and began training people who would help spread the media. First, he trained 14 people at the local cell phone company how to put the media on other people's phones! Next, Brother Tamadji gave Jerry a crash course on…
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Stories from the Field
August 21, 2014

Mobile Phones and Wild Miracles

Nathan is in a particularly hazardous line of work—he distributes Bibles in a restricted access nation. One day, after distributing Bibles, one of his indigenous friends was caught with a Bible and martyred. The murders continued. About one pastor a month for the next six months was killed for carrying…
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