Stories

  • October 15, 2020

    A Timely Training

    When Erica (not her real name) joined an online trauma healing workshop facilitated by your Resonate missionary Melissa Bos in Oman, she knew it would be important for her ministry—but she didn’t know God would use it to save someone’s life.

    Widespread Trauma

    Melissa, who partners with the Al Amana Centre, planned to host trauma healing for ministry leaders this coming fall. The trauma healing series is a resource from the Bible Society, and your Resonate missionaries use this educational series in countries throughout the world.

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  • 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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