World Renewal was founded in 1986 by Gary and Carol Wright, as an outgrowth of their evangelistic and preaching ministry among Evangelical Friends and Community Churches.
- World Renewal is serving its partners in Brazil, England, Haiti, Israel, Mexico, India, Kenya, and Mozambique, as well as outreaches in Latin America and the 10/40 window. World Renewal’s R.E.N.E.W. ministry serves locally to churches in the USA.
- World Renewal, with it's partnerships, has a presence in over 51 countries and has ministered in 67 countries.
- Since 1990 WR has founded (estimate only because of persecuted countries) 300+ new congregations, two orphanages (Haiti), Northeastern Seminary (Brazil), and many schools while feeding over 1000 children each school day.
- World Renewal encourages renewal in USA churches, R.E.N.E.W., leading them to Great Commission health by initiatives in prayer, church health assessment, strategic planning, and leadership training that leads to evangelism and discipleship.