Stories

  • November 4, 2019

    Meet Beth Fellinger: Resonate’s New Regional Mission Leader for Eastern Canada

    How can your church effectively join God in mission? Resonate Global Mission has a team of mission leaders throughout Canada and the United States to help you discern where and how your church can join God on mission. Please join us in welcoming Beth Fellinger to the team. She recently stepped into the role of Resonate’s Regional Mission Leader for Eastern Canada.

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  • October 7, 2019

    Building God's Kingdom

    This past spring, Ken Herfst and students from Redeemer University College in Ontario walked the narrow streets of a slum settled on the outskirts of Guatemala City’s main dump.

    Thousands of people hustled in the sun’s early morning rays to scavenge through mounds of garbage, filling bags with food, glass, aluminum, and other commodities they can use or sell.

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  • August 21, 2019

    Providing Meals and Building Community

    The Bridge, a church plant in Fergus, Ontario, supported in part by Resonate Global Mission, is passionate about engaging with the community. When the members learned about a recent need, they stepped in.

    A Desire to Serve

    As Pastor John Vanderstoep sought to partner with other churches in the community, he learned of three in the area that each hosted a community meal on Friday nights. They were looking for another church to fill the other Friday spot each month. 

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  • August 13, 2019

    Prayer, Backpacks, and Building God’s Kingdom

    Many schools provide meals for students during the week, but children need to eat on the weekends, too—and not every family can afford food every day.

    Through Resonate Global Mission initiative Go Local, Tillsonburg CRC in Tillsonburg, Ontario, stepped in to fill the hunger gap.

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  • August 5, 2019

    A New Normal of Bivocational Ministry

    More and more Christian Reformed Church pastors are bivocational—they work another job in addition to pastoring. For many pastors, a second job is a way to pay bills. For others, a second job is part of their ministry.

    “What does it mean to be a pastor? They embody Christ, and they share God’s love with conviction and with reverence, and they usher you into the space before God. It’s beautiful,” said Sam DeJong McCarron, who works as a ministry vocational consultant for the CRC’s Pastor Church Resources. 

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