Jewel Anita Hendrix pioneers the prayer department for RW. Based in Tauranga, New Zealand, she spends significant time each day in the Tauranga House of Prayer, interceding on behalf of Reconciled World and others. She has been involved with missions since 1987, first teaching at a school for missionary children and eventually working for Food for the Hungry (FH). She served 18 years in Guatemala before being transferred to the international office of FH. From 2005 to 2012 she served the Child Development Programs internationally for FH. Traveling and training in many different countries has given her a love for the diversity that God has created throughout the earth and an appreciation for how He reveals Himself to each culture differently.
In Tauranga, she also partners with YWAM to raise up youth to serve on the mission field, with a deep understanding of the intimacy of God as the foundation for sharing His love wholistically with others.
Her passion is to see the Kingdom of God established over all the earth through the restoration of relationships, and by aligning all of our lifestyle to the truth of God’s original intentions; and to bring transformation of whole nations through truth being laid as the foundation of the different spheres of society.
Missions, justice and prayer are the three strands that God has placed in her heart to work through to this end. She practically combines a lifestyle of prayer and fasting together with evangelism and discipleship, as she addresses issues of justice. Her vision is to see the elimination of poverty and oppression and to see the establishing of the Kingdom of God on earth now. “Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10).