Missions

CRPC Missions Support

"All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you." Matthew 28:18-20

The Church of our Lord Jesus Christ has been given the responsibility and privilege of "gathering and perfecting the saints," (Westminster Confession of Faith, XXV .III).

One way Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church fulfills that responsibility is through the support of missionaries long-term, short-term, foreign and domestic.  We regularly pray for them in worship on Sunday mornings, at prayer meeting on Wednesday nights, and as part of our weekly prayer chain.

We also support our missionaries financially.  Our policy is to support a few missionaries at a higher level so that they might be relieved of some of the strain of traveling to raise support.  Recently, the number of missionaries coming from our own congregation and presbytery has put our ability to hold to this policy to the test.  Nevertheless, we rejoice to know that God continues to send out workers into the fields and we are thankful for the opportunity to participate in what God is doing throughout the world.

 

           David and Robyn White

As Assistant Director of Spiritual Life at Mission to the World, David leads a team responsible for ensuring that all of our MTW missionaries are well cared for spiritually and emotionally. This is accomplished through various means, including providing various conferences, such as Living in Grace, Area Retreats, Summer Conference and Re-entry Conferences. It also includes crisis intervention, Child Protection Training the Pastoral Associate Couples ministry and the provision of various resources for missionaries.

 

Robin serves as the Administrative Assistant for Church Resourcing at MTW, our ministry which provides resources and training I missions for churches across the PCA. She helps facilitate networking among Missions Pastors and Chairmen, prepares materials to help churches develop a meaningful missions program and responds to requests from churches around the PCA. She also coordinates the MTW booth and luncheon at General Assembly and serves on the core team for the triennial PCA Global Missions Conference.

 

The Whites have served with MTW since November 19866, serving in Australia, Mexico and the MTW headquarters near Atlanta.

 



Roger & Dianne Smalling

Roger and Dianne Smalling are committed to seeing a Reformation in Latin America. They have leadership training centers throughout the region. They write, publish and teach reformed literature focusing particularly on Hispanics. Roger and Dianne are fluent in Spanish, ministering many years in Central and South America.

17,000 of their books are now distributed throughout the Americas. The best known is their book, Si, Jesus, outlining the five points of Calvinism using an acrostic in the title.

Another popular book is Christian Leadership, in Spanish, English and Portuguese. It focuses on servant leadership, in direct contrast to the predominant hierarchical religion of Latin America.

Their titles offer a teacher’s manual and student’s manual that nationals download from the Smallings’ web site to use in their own context.

The Smallings’ leadership training centers are called Vision R.E.A.L. (an acrostic in Spanish for Reformation In Latin America). The program can be accessed in English and Spanish on their web site: REFORMATION IN LATIN AMERICA http://www.smallings.com

Their e-books are in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and are available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Roger-Smalling/e/B005VG0LZW 

Some of their writings are on Ezine

 

Rick & Yvonne Sawyer

Our mission is to develop children and youth through effective, nurturing programs and to strengthen organizations by connecting them to helpful resources, training and relationships so that our communities thrive.

Our Vision is a Miami in which each of us uses our resources, skills, and interests as "threads" to re-weave our neighborhoods into a tapestry of well-being for everyone.

Check out this LINK for more on how we approach our work. Don't miss the video..http://www.hopeformiami.org/2012/about-our-vision

Here's a LINK to our latest update http://www.hopeformiami.org/Updates/Hope4Miami%20End%20of%20%2713%20Update.pdf

 

 

Marc & Elizabeth Hoyle with Issac & Kathryn

Born and raised in France as a missionary kid, Marc is a Nationally Certified Architect in the US. Elizabeth served 3 years as a single missionary in Taiwan. After meeting the design needs of ministries around the world out of the HIM home office for nine years, the Hoyles retur

ned to France in 2006. With 95% of French towns not having a single evangelical church, and Bible believers making upless than 1% of the population, France is a spiritual desert. While still available to provide design and construction help through HIM (www.helpsmission.org), the Hoyles work at Camp of the Peaks (www.campdescimes.net) as children/youth counselor and as service team/cooking. They also attend the ECE church (www.ece-grenoble.fr) and are involved in evangelism/outreach in the city of Grenoble and in their local villages in the Oisans valleys.