Stories

  • November 15, 2021

    Learning the Message, Method, and Manner of Jesus

    “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.

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  • October 28, 2021

    You're Raising Up Strong Christian Leaders for Our Communities

    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.

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  • October 7, 2021

    Seeking God's Will 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven'

    “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?”

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  • July 15, 2021

    Discipleship and a Tale of Two Men

    The Table, a Resonate Global Mission church plant partner that you support in Thorold, Ontario, is celebrating a young man’s new life in Christ—thanks to a discipleship encounter this spring that seemed to echo one six years ago.

    Terence Schilstra, your church planter who started The Table, first met Brian six years ago. They crossed paths outside of the school gym where The Table hosts community dinners. Terence smiled and introduced himself to Brian, but Brian didn’t respond. He simply stared back at Terence—and then walked away.

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  • May 4, 2021

    ‘I Gave My Life to Christ’

    Have you ever doubted your faith? One day Justin* sat down with his campus minister and opened a journal with page after page of questions about God, faith, and the Bible.

    “I have some doubts about faith,” said Justin.

    Doubts

    Justin was raised in a Christian home where faith was mostly a formality. His mother attended church, but his father did not. Justin grew up learning about faith, but some things were hard to understand—and eventually, he found himself in a faith crisis. Could he have questions and still be a Christian?

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