In Luke 10, Jesus sends out "the seventy" and tells them to share peace. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, natural disasters, and political divisions and disagreements, the world needs the peace of Christ. So, what does it look like to share peace with the people in our own neighborhoods, where Jesus is sending us? Here are 12 practical ways you can do just that.
December 1, 2021
November 17, 2021
Every year, Resonate Global Mission partner campus ministries send out hundreds of students who graduate with leadership skills.
“Campus ministry students are trained leaders,” said Mark Wallace, Resonate’s campus ministry leader. “They’re often trained at leading large groups. They’re good at ... having conversations about God with friends who don’t believe.”
November 15, 2021
“The work of the city is growing,” said Adrian Viera, a second-year theology student living in Montréal, Québec. “It is then important to learn to discern the different needs of it. It is by combining biblical theology with practical theology that you can get to see those needs the way God would want us to see them.”
Combining biblical teaching and hands-on application is exactly what Adrian got to do through Resonate Global Mission partner Mission Montréal’s the Urban Lab, a learning cohort for young adults who want to learn how to best share Christ’s love in Montréal.
November 11, 2021
Spain has a rich history of Catholicism—but the country’s stunning cathedrals see more use today as tourist attractions than places where Christians gather to worship the Lord. A lot of people in Spain identify as Catholic, but very few actually live out their faith.
“Being a Christian here means being one of a very, very small minority,” said your Resonate missionaries Tony and Stacey Meyer. “Many [Christians] have very few Christian friends or family members, making their church family so vital.”
October 28, 2021
The world needs more Christian leaders—and through Resonate’s Emerging Leaders program, you’re playing an important role in raising up, equipping, and mentoring young adults on university campuses throughout Canada and the United States.
October 11, 2021
Bosco was a witch doctor. You helped to change his story!
Bosco was a witch doctor.
He also worked as a farmer and fisherman, but he made part of his living in Apac, Uganda, by healing people from bewitchments and curses. People often found their way to his house, and for the cost of a goat, he would help with counseling, curing sickness, or casting out spirits that they believed were hindering them.
October 10, 2021
Everyone has wounds from past experiences—on an individual level, but also from how we relate to people who are different from us ethnically, racially, politically, and more.
But God is working powerfully through the Healing Hearts, Transforming Nations ministry that Resonate Global Mission missionary George de Vuyst leads in Ukraine. One person at a time, the Holy Spirit is reconciling communities.
October 7, 2021
“So, what kind of Christians are you guys? Are you the ones who only care about people’s souls?”
The question came from a neighbor. Sam Kamminga, who works with Resonate Global Mission and the Trellis Collective as a community chaplain in Halifax, Nova Scotia, was helping another neighbor move. “You tell me,” he said. “What do you see?”
September 22, 2021
Joseph Nyamutera was a Hutu living in Rwanda in the wake of the 1994 genocide.
“What I saw around me was despair and anger and bitterness in the church and outside the church,” said Joseph.
The program Healing Hearts, Transforming Nations helped Nyamutera and thousands of people in his country heal from the wounds of the genocide, forgive, and reconcile with one another. This ministry has now spread to countries throughout the world where people are experiencing conflict and tension over race, ethnicity, politics, and more.
September 8, 2021
One day, Sean Taylor got a call from someone at Sonlight Community Church in Lynden, Washington. His name kept coming up in conversations about outreach, and the church was wondering if he had ever considered planting a church.
“I don’t think Lynden needs an extra church,” Sean had told them.
But, Sonlight had research to show that wasn’t necessarily true.