Dear Friend,

It is with a deep sense of gratitude that I am pleased to announce the selection of Carolyn Arends as Renovaré’s first Director of Education.

By way of introducing you to Carolyn, here are a few of her accomplishments:

  • For six years, Carolyn was a bi-monthly columnist for often writing on issues related to spiritual formation.
  • Carolyn has served as a freelance writer for numerous publications such as and
  • For the past ten years Carolyn has served as a keynote and sessional speaker for various church groups, camp organizations and schools, including Regent College (British Columbia), Tyndale University College and Seminary, Redeemer University College (Ontario), Ocean City Tabernacle (New Jersey), Creation Festivals (Pennsylvania and Washington), Willowcreek, and Friends University (Kansas).
  • Carolyn is a noted recording artist, touring musician, and worship leader, including an eighty city tour with Stephen Curtis Chapman and a sixty city tour with Rich Mullins. Over the past twenty years, Carolyn has released eleven albums.

Chris Hall


Starting Soon: The 2018-19 Renovaré Book Club

How do we read for transformation, not just information? Choose books that stir the soul and have an enduring quality. Then read with God and others at an unhurried pace, attentive to what the Holy Spirit wants to teach. The Renovaré Book Club is designed for transformative reading. It runs October 2018—May 2019.

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