Stories

  • April 16, 2020

    ‘This Is Something I Can Do’

    Linda is a Resonate Global Mission volunteer serving in the Middle East. Because of the coronavirus, the English classes that she teaches are not meeting—but she has remained in the Middle East and is eagerly waiting for classes to resume. In the meantime, she is teaching English to a pastor online and focusing on her own language learning.

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  • April 14, 2020

    From Memorizing the Koran to Memorizing the Bible

    Ahmed memorized the Koran by age 13. He attended a prestigious Islamic University in the Middle East and was well on his way toward becoming an imam—his family was so proud.

    “By age 21, it had all fallen apart,” said Resonate Global Mission missionary Nick.

    Ahmed started doubting his Islamic faith and asking questions about Christianity.

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  • February 5, 2020

    A Community of Support for Interfaith Ministry Leaders

    What do two Christian pastors and two Muslim sheiks have in common?

    It’s not a joke, but a question that ministry leaders from North America recently asked as they joined Resonate Global Mission on a trip to the Middle East. As part of the Peer to Peer Interfaith Network, ministry leaders like Jordan Palladino learned how they can better share the gospel with people from a variety of cultures and faiths.

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  • October 16, 2018

    An Open-Door Policy

    When one door closed for Adam* and Kelly*, God threw another door wide open. Now, they’re opening a door for students who need a place to belong.

    Adam and Kelly had been serving as Resonate Global Mission missionaries in the Middle East, working with people from different religious backgrounds—one of their passions and goals for their ministry.

    But then visa complications forced them to leave and move to another Middle Eastern country, where an international church had been looking for a new youth pastor for several years.

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  • August 9, 2018

    The Holy Spirit’s Approach to Bullying

    When a librarian frustrated by bullying in her Middle Eastern school asked God for help, he answered.

    The school was plagued by bullying. Older students shoved younger students in the hallways and knocked them to the ground on the playground.

    They taunted and insulted one another in the classrooms. The teachers were so focused on trying to keep the kids from fighting and name-calling that learning took a backrow seat.

    Still, discipline would not phase the students. As soon as teachers turned their backs, students were back to bullying.

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