Peter Thompson: Answering the Call

Written on April 12, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

Peter Thompson recently retired as Renewal Ministries’ country coordinator to Kenya, after more than twenty-one years of serving on Renewal Ministries’ mission trips and fifteen years as a country coordinator. Peter is retiring, because he will celebrate his eightieth birthday this year and believes it is time to pass on the reins. Bohumir (Bohus) Zivcak, […]

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‘Let Your Faith Rise Up’

Written on March 30, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

By Al Mansfield Just over a year ago, I was praying. I was very concerned about some things in the Church, in our country, and in the world. I admit that I was feeling somewhat discouraged and lacking in faith and hope. Then I was surprised to sense the Lord speaking a word to my […]

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Does Today’s Church Lack Genuine Mercy?

Written on March 23, 2019 by Renewal Ministries Staff

This article originally appeared on You can view it here. By Dr. Jeff Mirus Writing about the minor prophets on Tuesday, I mentioned this famous passage from Hosea: “I desire mercy and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God, rather than burnt offerings” (Hos 6:6). Now I am wondering why mercy is so conspicuously absent […]

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‘Dear Troubled Catholics’ Continued: Persevere in Prayer

Written on March 20, 2019 by Ralph Martin

The following article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ March 2019 newsletter, which you can view here. Very Dear Brothers and Sisters, As the spiritual battle increases in intensity both in the Church and in the world, those who are diligently persevering in trying to follow Jesus and to be faithful to Him become ever the […]

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Abide with the Lord

Written on March 1, 2019 by Ralph Martin

Lent begins this month, which makes it a perfect time to share the following reflections by Ralph Martin, on resting—abiding—with the Lord. The following article is compiled from a talk that Ralph originally shared at a recent Renewal Ministries’ staff retreat. Why do we have this time on earth? We are here to get ready to […]

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