In many areas of our world, opportunities to gather with fellow believers are few and far between. Still, Resonate missionaries testify to the dedication and gratitude that participants express when you make such opportunities available.
Take Abioye, for example.
Abioye (not his real name) spends most of his days tending to his crops and flock while following Jesus alone. Abioye and his immediate family are the only believers in this West African Muslim village. Still, twice a year, when he has a break in his farming season, he makes a journey. (see box)
Feelings of excitement and anticipation flooded Nadeana as she left her home country of Barbados to earn her graduate degree in eastern Canada. She also had some uncertainty. Nadeana wanted to be able to deepen her faith while at Western University in London, Ont.
Mwaya Wa Kitavi is looking for “bold and passionate” volunteers from Christian Reformed congregations to join him for ten days of street evangelism in Nairobi, Kenya from March 15-27, 2018.
“We’ll talk to strangers on the streets and ask them if they know Jesus Christ,” said Mwaya. “If they say yes, we’ll pray with them and let them know about local church opportunities. If not, we’ll take time to share the gospel with them, direct them to Christ and share Bibles with them.”
Richard Britton will always remember the prayers he heard during church services and before training events in Sierra Leone. Prayers in which, simultaneously, everyone standing in the room would shout enthusiastically, each person praying their own praises and prayers, directed by a church leader or member.