A new life, new calling and new creation
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A new life, new calling and new creation

At Easter, believers celebrate God’s redeeming work in all things. Marta and Resonate Global Mission are giving thanks to God for Marta’s new life and calling in agriculture. Marta lived “a normal life like any other” in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, for many years. But then gangs threatened her family. Her brother…

The distro addresses food insecurity on campus
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The distro addresses food insecurity on campus

Because of COVID-19, food insecurity has become a challenge for many students. That’s why the Distro – a weekly food pantry at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. – has become an important aspect of ministry for Brian Bork, who is a campus minister partnering with Resonate Global Mission and also happens to be Christian…

The Power of Prayer Walking
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The Power of Prayer Walking

When John Bouwers moved to Milton, Ont., to plant a church, he began by prayer walking through neighbourhoods. Ten years later, he’s witnessing God answer one of his first prayers. The first day Bouwers decided to prayer-walk the city, he drove to the southeastern corner of town, parked on a street, and started walking. “My…

New ways to find Christ this Christmas
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New ways to find Christ this Christmas

Many people attend Christmas church services who would never otherwise set foot in a church building – and the season is upon us. How will churches host Christmas and Advent gatherings during COVID-19? How can we share the gospel during a time when so many people are ready for hope and peace? These are questions…

Recognizing the Holy Spirit at Work
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Recognizing the Holy Spirit at Work

One day, Jander and Tiffany strapped their two-week-old son in a baby carrier and went for a walk in their Calgary, Alberta, neighbourhood. That’s when Jander noticed an apple tree in a neighbour’s yard and the couple met Roger (name changed). Looking back, Jander can see how the Holy Spirit was at work. Jander and…

Beating the Odds
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Beating the Odds

Phyllis lost her sight to measles when she was just two years old – but that hasn’t stopped her from making a big difference in Machakos, Kenya. “Despite her visual impair- ment, [Phyllis] has beaten the odds,” said Rev. Jared Kaka Rio- ba Bosire, who coordinates Tim- othy Leadership Training (TLT) for Resonate Global Mission in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Christmas Pageant Draws Parents to Church
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Christmas Pageant Draws Parents to Church

Resonate Global Mission missionaries and the churches they work with use Christmas as an opportunity to share the gospel with people who rarely set foot in church. Last Christmas, Sunday School teachers at a church in Honduras staged a pageant. When teachers participated in training facilitated by Resonate missionary Caspar Geisterfer, they discussed how they rarely saw their students’ parents in church.

Continuing the Legacy of Johanna Veenstra in Nigeria
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Continuing the Legacy of Johanna Veenstra in Nigeria

The Christian Reformed Church is celebrating an important anniversary this fall: 100 years ago, Johanna Veenstra stepped onto the steamer Mauretania and crossed the Atlantic to serve as a missionary in Nigeria. At age 25, she not only became the Christian Reformed Church’s first female missionary – she became our denomination’s first overseas missionary.