This resource offers you options in several categories: introduction, responsive readings, litanies, ordination, etc. Select one or more options from each category to create a unique commissioning liturgy.
This workshop introduces the concept of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) with its four concrete skill areas: Knowledge, Motivation, Interpretation and Behavior.
I'm the treasurer of our deacons at Grace CRC in Chatham Ontario. We've been asked if it is possible to designate donations to Resonate as either domestic or international. How does this work?
When we think of peacemaking, we think of it in the context of reconciliation. In order to achieve true reconciliation and lasting peace, we need to begin with understanding God’s original intent for humanity.
Setting out into the world with God’s Word has always been, and will always be, challenging. But I've seen a care from the CRC and Resonate Global Mission to look after and equip missionaries in healthy, effective ways.
When we talk about mission, we must keep in mind that we can always learn from one another instead of assuming we have the answers. There is no need to impress anyone but to be humble in learning.
“God gave you two ears and only one mouth for a reason!” my Sunday School teacher declared, looking at me intently to make sure I understood. Years later, working in the field of "mission," those words are immensely helpful.
It seems as though Christian Reformed Home Missions and Christian Reformed World Missions were ashamed of our identity in selecting a new name and it ignores the denomination's rich heritage.
A posture of prayer means a life of prayer. Whatever form this may take in our lives, this posture will bring our most powerful contributions to our mission in God's kingdom.
As I listened to Father Chacour describe the oppression the Palestinian people experience under the Israeli occupation, I was convicted by his challenge. Am I willing to raise hell for justice in Palestine?
According to Daoud Nassar, most tourists go to the holy land to see dead stones. They don't see how the people of Palestine live under the Israeli occupation. Our team went to see the living stones of Palestine.
Christians in Bethlehem are among the oldest followers of Jesus in the world. I have been tremendously blessed to worship with my Palestinian brothers and sisters in the birthplace of our Savior.
My focus during the week moved to loving the kids well. Though I wanted them to learn about teamwork and challenge, I hope they especially gained a view of what love should look like.
Dr. Ray Bakke, a pioneer in urban community transformation, defines evangelism as “scratching where it itches.” What itches are happening in your community that need scratching?
Our first unofficial week of camp brought together IMPACT Club members from Armenia, Albania, Moldova, and Romania. IMPACT Clubs work to create positive change in their own communities through service.
Christian Reformed Home Missions and Christian Reformed World Missions are now Resonate Global Mission. Here are some FAQs about how this change affects your contributions that support this work.
As Christians, we need to stop talking about people—whether youth in the church or Muslims or atheists—like they are a problem to be solved. We don’t own Jesus so it is not our job to offer Jesus to others.
My summer will be spent on Straja mountain working at VIATA Adventure Camp. Though I will predominately be supporting the Romanian staff, I'll also get to work alongside youth, learning teamwork and social entrepreneurship.
World Renew’s Maternal & Child Health Program is an important part of its community development work. Download these resources to help your congregation learn more about this issue and how they can help.
This video series from World Renew introduces the topics of Food, Money, Water, and Health through two minute videos. Perfect resource for youth, small groups, adults, and high school students.
At the May meeting of the new mission agency board, the name 'Resonate Global Mission' was approved by the agency board and endorsed by the CRCNA Board of Trustees.
What methods are you or your church using to be fair to those you support and yet keep it fresh?
Changed for Life is a free downloadable resource that equips short-term mission teams, the hosts who receive them, and the congregations who send them, to craft a well-organized mission experience with the potential to catalyze lifelong change.
Home Missions and World Missions have been talking about becoming one agency for around 10 years now, but actual work to do so started in 2015. Two years later, we are almost ready to make it official.
On this 11-day trip, explore the sites you've read about in the Bible and meet people who are ministering, living, and struggling in this part of the world today.