Reach Nations

Exciting opportunity open in India

Converge Worldwide's Director of International Ministries, Ivan Veldhuizen, took a trip to India July 7-22. He traveled with Richard Wollard, associate pastor at Springbrook Community Church, Huntley, Illinois. Richard was able to give us this report of their trip:

Jesus was walking...

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Mexican pastors' wives retreat to Guadalajara

Converge missionaries Dan and MeLinda Nelson report: What a God ordained weekend it was! It was such an honor to be among 75 women who have given their hearts, their lives and their families to God’s service.  We were encouraged with glorious...

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Out of Islam and into the kingdom of God: Red's story

As told by a Converge worker in Europe

I never cease to be amazed at how the Lord brings Muslims to himself. Nobody is a hopeless case before our God.

"Red" (not his real name) is a young man who was so engaged with Muslim fundamentalists in my North African homeland that...

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24 missionaries attend this year’s retreat

Pictured: Millie Aquino, Susan and Ivan Veldhuizen

The 2014 annual Missionary Home Assignment Retreat was held June 26-July 2 at Bethel University and Seminary. Twenty-four missionaries and 12 staff members were in attendance at this year’s retreat. Activities included times of...

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Building lives on solid ground

By: Mary Larson, Converge missionary

When I travel to New York City, I look forward to seeing the Manhattan skyline, especially from the Whitestone Bridge. It is remarkable to see the skyscrapers rising up in a majestic formation; a formation certainly differing from natural,...

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Long-time Converge missionaries return to U.S.

Rick and Carol Stark (pictured above), Converge missionaries in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the past 15 years, returned to the U.S. May 1 for a final home assignment. They are visiting supporting churches and individuals prior to their September 30 retirement.

Nigeria missionary Dorothy...

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A week in Guadalajara, Mexico

By: Ivan Veldhuizen

Susan and I spent last week in Guadalajara with our Central Mexico team: Lynn and Barb Conner, Eric and Janet Johnson and Dan and MeLinda...

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Boomers begin relationships in Sweden and Estonia

A team of six people, ages 59-81, returned home last week after participating in a dynamic a short-term mission experience in Sweden and Estonia. Led by Richard and Leona Bergstrom, this team was a part of the first “Re-Ignite Global Encounter” and was sponsored by...

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Varbergs celebrate 50 years since their first church plant

Above: Dick and Eleanor with missionary Joyce Watts and some of the children of Pastor Edmond Martinez who worked with Dick for many years in the radio ministry and as an associate pastor.

Sons Dan and Paul Varberg joined retired Converge missionaries Dick and Eleanor Varberg in...

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Pray for Thailand

By a Converge worker in Bangkok

Early Monday morning (May 20), martial law was declared in Thailand. Eighteen times since 1932 a coup has been attempted―some succeed, some fail―in Thailand. The Thai military insists this is not a coup but simply an opportunity for all protesters...

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