René Laulajainen known by his artistic name as ‘René’ was born in Finland in 1952.Today he lives with his wife in Sweden and together they have raised 4 children. René has been traveling as an evangelist since 1981, singing and preaching about what Jesus has done in his life. He has mainly been touring in Finland and Asia, particularly in Singapore.
René’s vision has been Jesus words in Acts 1:8: “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.
I have felt that my main purpose that the Lord has give me is to be His witness and go and tell people about Jesus and what he has done in my life.
“René has been singing and preaching full time to millions of people in churches, restaurants, squares, and many have opened their hearts to Jesus and become Christians through his songs and witnessing.
On the 2nd of September 2007 René received his 3rd gold record in Finland. No other gospel singer in Finland has achieved this. René has sold over 200 000 albums.
He has released 16 albums in Finnish and 3 in English.
12th February 2017 René received his 4th gold record.