Seeing the fruit of labor in Alaska

Bible story time came around, and the college students acted out the parable of the Good Samaritan. The kids loved it. One of them, A. J., asked Stuart if there were more stories like that one in the Bible.

God knits hearts together

There are four other women and five godly men on the Resonate Church staff, and already deep connections have been made as they have welcomed and served me freely.  How can people capture your heart in a matter of days? The love of Christ is a powerful thing.

Learning about loving & living water in Guatemala

GuatemalaChrist’s commandment in John 13:34-35 to love one another had never been clearer in my life. Being in Guatemala showed me what it meant to love one another.

Expectations exceeded in Pacific Northwest

Shane, 12, ADHD and in need of love, came to Backyard Bible Club where my partner, Katherine, and I spent lots of time getting to know him.

'Fishers of men' in Alaska

AbbyAs part of “Salmon Frenzy” in Kenai, Alaska, we helped fishermen for three weeks during dip-net season. While I was there, I noticed that Alaskan culture is quite different than the southern culture. People are more stand-offish.

Answered prayer on East Asia campus

One day, I was invited to go to someone’s dorm room just to meet his roommates. One of his roommates claimed to be a Christian, but he did not want anything to do with the Bible. I asked him why, and his response was: “I have already read it. I know what it says.”

Warm hearts, misplaced priorities in the Pacific Northwest

The Northwest amazes me. God’s mighty hands have carved beautiful mountains and rivers. His fingers have laced people and their trades all over this vast land. And yet,
God isn’t important to many people in the Northwest.

Following God's plan in New Jersey

This summer more than anything I think I have realized the importance of building relationships. The people we have been working with are Latino, and they generally are not treated very well. So, we have had to gain their trust to be able to share with them.

Answered prayer & a passion for God

Lately, I have been in awe as I think about how indescribable God is. I have been able to step aside and see God's work and I see myself falling more and more in love with him.

From Kenya: The tale of a turban

We were out one day evangelizing in one of the neighboring slums when I come across a group of guys wearing turbans. Through a translator, I started sharing the gospel with them.

Contagious evangelism in New York

I was leading a team in New York City for an urban missions experience led by the Gallery Church.  We set out for Riverside Park on the west side of the city with 25 white helium balloons and a disposable camera.
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