Stories

  • January 9, 2020

    Standing through the Storms

    A church building in Sierra Leone couldn’t weather the rainstorms—but because you provided leadership training facilitated by Resonate Global Mission, the people of the church could stand.

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  • December 16, 2019

    ‘Much Left to Do’ Among the Fulani

    Resonate Global Mission missionaries Dawn and Gene Michelson recently retired from the field after serving among the Fulani in West Africa for 30 years.Through their work and the work of others, they saw nearly 100 people come to Christ—but with an estimated 40 million Fulani in the region, the Michelson’s said there is still much work left to do.

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  • November 21, 2019

    An Open Heart and Mind

    Nana* could recite Bible verses word for word, but it took many years for Nana to open her heart to the truth of the gospel. Resonate Global Mission missionary Laura* discipled Nana every step of the way, and God revealed himself to Nana in miraculous ways.

    A Disconnect between the Head and the Heart

    Nana’s mother was the first Christ follower in a Muslim-majority village where Laura serves. Nana grew up going to church and hearing Bible stories, but she also grew up teased and picked on for her mother’s faith.

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  • October 22, 2019

    The Future of Nigeria’s Women in Ministry

    The Christian Reformed Church is celebrating an important anniversary this fall: 100 years ago, Johanna Veenstra took a giant leap of faith. In 1919, she stepped onto the steamer Mauretania and crossed the Atlantic to Nigeria. She not only became the CRC’s first female missionary, but the first missionary to serve outside of North America.

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  • August 8, 2019

    Discovering the Light of the Gospel

    Hauwa was never especially interested in religion—until her 10-year-old daughter Kadiatu insisted on attending church. 

    The daughter of an Islamic leader and wife of a Muslim man, Hauwa had always practiced Islam. But as a determined women’s activist, her daughter’s education came before her Islamic ties. She enrolled Kadiatu in Kabala Christian School, a Resonate Global Mission partner in Kabala, Sierra Leone.

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