Stories

  • September 1, 2021

    ‘We Would Not Let Our Children Lose Their School Year’

    Liamary has a learning disability. When she started school three years ago at Espacio de Gracia (Space of Grace) Christian Reformed School in the Dominican Republic—a school you help support through Resonate Global Mission—she received personalized attention that empowered her to thrive in the classroom.

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  • May 13, 2021

    Navigating the Waves

    For as long as Obed could remember, he had faith in Christ—but then the coronavirus pandemic turned his life upside down and he started doubting his faith.

    “He felt he was drowning,” said James Lee, your Resonate Global Mission missionary. “I said, ‘Well, I’m swimming with you.’”

    James met Obed through Compa, a campus ministry that James partners with in Querétaro, Mexico. Obed was in high school at the time, and even though Compa events are primarily geared for university students and young professionals, Obed regularly attended and was warmly welcomed.

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  • April 23, 2021

    A Heart for Haitian Immigrants in the Dominican Republic

    In January 2020, just a few months before Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, ten members from Exeter CRC in Ontario traveled to the Dominican Republic to partner with Ponton CRC and a passionate ministry leader.

    Together, they constructed a building that would serve both as a place of worship and classroom space for a new Christian school.

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  • February 8, 2021

    Raúl Joined a Cooking Class. His Life Was Never the Same Again.

    God can work through your smallest decisions to change the course of your life. For Raúl, it was when he joined a cooking class led by Blanca and Dave Gifford, your Resonate Global Mission missionaries in Mexico City.

    Raúl and his family had some experience with Christianity, but their knowledge of the gospel was limited. More than anything, spirituality made them anxious and afraid.

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  • November 23, 2020

    Out of the Desert

    “In the Bible, the Israelites stayed for 40 years in the desert. This year is my 40th birthday. I think: ‘God, in the past, I lived in the desert for 40 years,” said Fabiola.

    But this year, Fabiola has new hope for her future—hope that can only come from Christ.

    Six years ago, Fabiola, her husband, and their daughter made the difficult decision to move a six-hour drive away from family and friends in Mexico City to live in Guadalajara, where Resonate Global Mission missionaries Ben and Amy Meyer serve.

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