Reading over grant applications from CRC church planters is always a joy for those of us on the church planting team here at Resonate Global Mission—it is inspiring to see how these church planters are leading their congregations to love God and love their neighbors in creative and practical ways. To share a glimpse of how one church plant is doing this and to perhaps spark your own creativity, let me tell you about a recent event hosted by Iglesia Sunlight Español, a Resonate partner church plant in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
As I sat watching sheets of wind-driven rain pound against the side of my house in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, it seemed obvious: the Timothy Leadership Training (TLT) event that we’d organized and promoted for months was a wash.
Allen Kleine Deters is CRC Pastor of The Bridge, a new missional community plant that Resonate Global Mission partners with in Niagara Falls, ON. He originally wrote this reflection on the Network.
Editor's Note: In forming Resonate Global Mission, Resonate staff developed six core postures that are essential for effective mission work in and through the Christian Reformed Church. While the postures can stand alone, we’ve asked staff around the globe to give them some substance by sharing examples from their own experiences on the mission field.