An increasing number of diverse and inclusive local networks that unite God’s people to work for the spiritual and social transformation of their communities.

Nick In’t Hout was walking up and down the streets of Redlands, California, and praying about planting a church—but then he heard the Holy Spirit tell him that Redlands didn’t need another church. The city needed churches to work together.

“One of the things God impressed on me on that walk was just the number of churches up and down Church Street,” said In’t Hout. “I felt like the Lord was saying to me he didn’t need another church—but the invitation was to be part of his work connecting churches and bringing them together.”

'It's Going to Take All of Us'

Nick In’t Hout was walking up and down the streets of Redlands, California, and praying about planting a church—but then he heard the Holy Spirit tell him that Redlands didn’t need another church. The city needed churches to work together.

“One of the things God impressed on me on that walk was just the number of churches up and down Church Street,” said Nick. “I felt like the Lord was saying to me he didn’t need another church—but the invitation was to be part of his work connecting churches and bringing them together.”

Community Connection

Mission Montréal, a Resonate Global Mission partner, is meeting needs in the city during the coronavirus pandemic by packing and delivering food baskets—and it’s taking a network to make it possible.

Feeling Anxious and Alone

When the coronavirus hit, universities in Montréal shut down and university students found themselves facing a lot of challenges—especially international students.

“They were living with a lot of stress and anxiety and were very isolated,” said Jacynthe Vaillancourt, who leads campus ministry for Mission Montréal.

It Takes a Network to Feed a Neighborhood

Twenty-six-year-old Eliud Wambua lives with his family in Nairobi, Kenya’s, Mathare slum. Homes, engineered from scrap materials like corrugated metal, are situated along dirt roads that are littered with trash and that flood when it rains.

There is too much alcohol and not enough clean water, too few schools and not enough jobs. When people can’t work, Eliud notes, crime rates rise.

Amplifying Voices in Nairobi

Otieno Oguok is a new Resonate Global Mission leader working in Nairobi, Kenya. In this letter to you, he shares how God called him to this city and gave him a vision for spreading the gospel.

My entry into Nairobi shattered my dreams.

I grew up in a village, but I always had a fascination with the city, its promises, and possibilities. My father died shortly after I was in high school. He was our family’s only breadwinner. With dreams and aspirations, I boarded a Nairobi-bound bus, pursuing the promise of a job in the city and expecting to help out our family.

Called to Nairobi

Dena Nicolai works with refugees from different countries and faith traditions who have moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. Pastor Jay Blankespoor’s congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, unexpectedly found themselves in friendship with the mosque down the street.

“We want to engage them as Christians,” said Nicolai. “We want to feel we’re well equipped to do that.”

Ministry with People of Different Faiths: What Is Real Friendship?

Resonate Global Mission missionaries Rev. Pablo and Sheryl Canché never guessed that an earthquake would rock Mexico City, Mexico—but when it did, they joined the crowds in the streets to help pick up the pieces physically, emotionally, and spiritually. "The earthquake made obvious what we knew all along: that really, truly, Jesus is the answer," said Sheryl. "Through the people with whom we work, we see this everyday."

The Cross Stands Firm

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