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ROM 2022 Summer Gathering United Young Leaders in a Divided Country


The goal of the Renewing Our Minds (ROM) summer gathering that took place in Trebinje, Bosnia & Herzegovina August 6-20, 2022 was to equip ROM participants to return to their...

Forum for Leadership and Reconciliation is inviting you to register for the 2022 ROM & EDI Regathering!


We aim to organize these regatherings every two to three years to provide a platform for members of the ROM and EDI community to...

Golden Rule Update: A Trip to Ukraine


While there is currently less fighting in Kyiv, life is still very difficult –utilities and other infrastructure have not yet been fully restored, there are food and fuel shortages, many families are facing costly repairs or the need to totally rebuild their homes, and many have...

Forum Partners Serving Ukrainian Refugees: Hope House, Croatia


Hope House has been serving refugees and asylum seekers in Zagreb, Croatia for years. When the war started in Ukraine they instantly sprang to action collecting humanitarian aid to take to those serving the refugees...

Forum Partners Serving Ukrainian Refugees: Perspective Danes, Romania


One of the projects we are supporting through the Forum Golden Rule Ukrainian Refugee Relieft Project is Perspective Danes, run by ROMmates Liviu and Elena in Mures, Romania....

Forum Partners Serving Ukrainian Refugees: Polylogos, Romania


The first initiative Forum will be supporting as part of our Golden Rule initiative, supporting ROM and EDI community members serving those displaced by the war in Ukraine, is Polylogos...

Support Ukrainian Relief by Donating to Golden Rule Project


A new refugee crisis has come to Eastern Europe with the war in Ukraine, and members of the ROM and EDI community are responding. To support these efforts, we have decided to re-open our Golden Rule account. By donating to the Golden Rule account, you can...

Economics, Diplomacy and Integrity


Economics, Diplomacy and Integrity (EDI) is an initiative designed to support the development of young professionals and students in the areas of politics, economics, and business which are based on the life and teachings of Jesus. EDI 2021 gathered 27 people from 10 countries in Crikvenica, Croatia July 24-August 1, 2021 to learn about how....

ROM 2021 SUMMER GATHERING


This year’s Renewing Our Minds (ROM) gathering brought together about 45 young leaders from the Balkans and beyond July 1-15, 2021 in Crikvenica, Croatia. The program focused on identity, forgiveness, reconciliation, and leadership based on the principles of Jesus. The interactive program took the participants on a journey from “Who is Jesus?” and “Who am I?” to help them see those around them more...

Web Event with Dr. Elona Prroj


Please join us for an EDI/ROM Zoom conversation with Dr. Elona Prroj on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Elona will share her story of losing her husband to a blood feud and choosing to forgive and end the cycle of violence …

Join us at:   bit.ly/forum2zoom

Ministry Video Highlights 2019


Let me share five video reports we have produced in 2019 that highlight several aspects of the Renewing Our Minds (ROM) ministry in 2019 as well as partnerships connected with ROM in various ways. ROM20 #3, Jesus Plus Nothing: Since its birth in 1999 ROM - Renewing Our Minds ministry has always remained faithful to …

ROM THE FIRST TWENTY YEARS CELEBRATION LESS THAN THREE MONTHS AWAY


Preparations and registrations are well on the way at this time for the 1999-2019 ROM (Renewing Our Minds) Celebration Gathering, to take place in Ohrid, Macedonia, 29thJuly to 5thAugust, 2019. This leadership and reconciliation gathering, under the banner “20 Years of Empowering Ambassadors for a …

DOCUMENT: MEMORANDUM ON THE ROM INTEGRATION FORUM


Dear Friends, In October last year the organizers of the ROM (Renewing Our Minds) Integration Forum released the Croatian edition of the Memorandum on the ROM Integration Forum, with conclusions and recommendations for Croatian government and non-government organizations and institutions, as well as for EU and international organizations that could benefit from the findings of …

New Video Report: Transformation


For many years this house was a home of drug addicts and prostitutes. After several moths of hard work and some opposition the work of the building transformation is almost complete. Mihal Kreko shares the latest video update. Hope House March 2019 Report...




MEDIA ALLIANCE OF ZIMBABWE (MAZ) STATEMENT ON THE INTERNET SHUTDOWN


John Masuku, a seasoned and senior radio broadcaster, producer and journalist in Zimbabwe, and a member of the international community of ROM - Renewing Our Minds friends, sent us today the following statement

Video Feature: Where are They Now?


Three years ago the Renewing Our Minds volunteers witnessed the incoming waves of refugees entering Europe via the Balkan route, and crossing Serbia and Croatia. We were only a small part of a much bigger effort that engaged churches, faith based organization, non-profits and individuals who dedicated days, weeks and months, and some of them …

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