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Preparing for the Next Refugee Wave

While resettlement presently appears far from hitting peak numbers, “the next wave” is almost inevitable. The time for the Church to prepare is now.

2/7/2024
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Three Ways to Pray: Myanmar

Here are three ways we can pray specifically for unreached people groups in Myanmar:

1/18/2024
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From Neighbor to Friend to Family: Part 3 of a 3 Part Series

Significant time and investment is necessary, but achieving this level of friendship is truly one of life’s greatest honors.

1/17/2024
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A Christmas Story: Jesus, The Refugee Kid

As we celebrate Christmas, let’s remember that the story of Jesus is also a story about refugees, and a reminder that we must stand in solidarity with those who find themselves displaced, vulnerable and oppressed.

12/13/2023
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From Neighbor to Friend to Family: Part 2 of a 3 Part Series

Friendship is a bond between two people, commonly developed through shared interests or experiences. Find out how to go from neighbor to friend!

12/13/2023
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From Neighbor to Friend to Family: Part 1 of a 3 Part Series

God is very clear about how He desires the people of His kingdom to welcome their neighbors. GoTEN is intentional about creating an environment that is welcoming to newly arrived neighbors and invites you to be part of it!

11/15/2023
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Three Ways to Pray: Thailand

Praying for unreached people groups in Thailand is a powerful way to participate in God's mission to reach the nations. Through our prayers, we can ask for open doors, effective leaders, and the power of the Holy Spirit to transform hearts and minds.

9/26/2023
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Thank You, Cheerful Givers!

GoTEN has so many faithful, cheerful supporters that work in unison to help provide for the organization in its work among unreached people groups. We want to thank Jan and Chuy Martinez for coordinating a fundraising campaign with the congregation at Circle of Peace Church.

9/6/2023
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Special Deliveries

These baskets of kitchen supplies and colorful bags of school supplies are a representation of the servant heart of Christ.

8/29/2023
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If the World Was a Waffle

What does a waffle have to do with missions? This 4 minute video will make you think about missions every time you eat a waffle.

Bobby Cox
8/24/2023
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Announcing GoTEN's Kids Program

The kids’ program is a place where children, like Remy, will be heard, valued and loved.

Katie Arnold
8/5/2023
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Three Ways to Pray: Afghanistan

Through our prayers, we can offer hope and comfort to our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan.

7/28/2023
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From Refugee to Essential Employee

Students in our sewing classes are working hard to prepare for the day that another full time position opens, and would love to have your help.

6/23/2023
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Three Ways to Pray: Sudan

As Christians, we can pray for the people of Sudan in several ways.

6/9/2023
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Choose to Prepare

Maintaining resilience, however, and continuing to prepare for the moment might pay dividends when least expected.

6/1/2023
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Three Ways to Pray: Rohingya People

As Christians, we can pray for their protection, healing, and restoration, as well as for justice and peace to prevail.

5/4/2023
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Jesus Wept

Just as Jesus felt for his friends, made time for them, and shared in their loss, our staff stepped up to do the same for their friend.

4/27/2023
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“Where are you, God?”

Each time thoughts and prayers go out, the thought undoubtedly comes back: “where are you, God?”

4/19/2023
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Shop Refugee Gaining Notoriety in Phoenix

Fox 10 in Phoenix recently covered Shop Refugee in the video story above.

4/12/2023
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GoTEN Visits Biola University

Internship spots are still available for Summer 2023!

3/28/2023
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Tea: The Drink of Afghan Friendship

It's not just about drinking tea; it's an opportunity to relax and enjoy each other's company.

3/7/2023
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Connecting with Local Leaders

People need, and want in most cases, to be commissioned; to be pushed. This is one of the many jobs of a leader.

2/22/2023
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Discovering God's Will Through Delight

The Bible is filled with verses that talk about delighting in God and the importance of having a heart for Him.

Bobby Cox
2/15/2023
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Friends Near and Far

Pray that in their joy, they would then share those stories with their family members and friends, near and far.

GoTEN Staff
2/6/2023
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Somali People

Consider what it would be like if you lived with circumstances such as Somalis do.

1/23/2023
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Afghan Adjustment Act Stalls, Leading to Uncertainty

GoTEN Staff
12/21/2022
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An Open Letter to Our Encouragers

Through you, they see the love and commitment of a friend, someone who loves and follows Jesus, someone who is invested in their success.

GoTEN Staff
11/18/2022
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Engaging the Next Generation

GoTEN staff members had the opportunity on Monday to share with students about international trips happening in 2023, as well as local opportunities to serve refugees in Phoenix.

10/14/2022
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Happening Today: Global Prayer for the Rohingya

Please consider spending some time today asking God to bless the Rohingya as they make homes in exile, to bring peace to the Rakhine State, and to reveal His kingdom of heaven as their ultimate eternal home.

GoTEN Staff
10/2/2022

Black Friday

Black Friday carries a positive connotation in American culture, but has an entirely different, much more gruesome nature to the Rohingya people of Myanmar.

GoTEN Staff
9/8/2022
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A Citizen at Last: Mod's Story

GoTEN’s greatest hope for its staff, volunteers and students is that while learning and teaching English, they would be able to develop lasting friendships that grow into experiencing true community together.

GoTEN Staff
9/8/2022
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A Seat at the Table

GoTEN offers sewing classes, free of charge, to many of these same women.

GoTEN Staff
7/5/2022
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Not Just Another Walk in the Park

On May 21st at Mountain View Park, GoTEN had a unique opportunity to serve some of its refugee students that are currently living in temporary housing at a hotel.

GoTEN Staff
6/2/2022
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From Student to Friend

One of a teacher’s greatest challenges is the transition from the student-teacher relationship to the friend-friend relationship. A natural connection makes the difficulties of learning this difficult language much less discouraging.

GoTEN Staff
6/2/2022
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Welcome Home.

Kindness often mean so much more to others than we could ever know, nor are they easily forgotten.

GoTEN Staff
5/4/2022
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A Mile in His Shoes

When many refugees arrive in the United States, they feel as though few people they meet have “walked a mile in their shoes”.

GoTEN Staff
5/3/2022
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A Helping Hand That Sparks Community

GoTEN strives to equip people to love their neighbors, helping legally resettled refugees learn English, get jobs and experience Christian community. Sometimes it all starts with “yes, I can help!”

GoTEN Staff
4/29/2022
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Thanksgiving in Dallas

In November, the GoTEN Dallas team was able to host a Thanksgiving party for its students, volunteers, and their families at its English classroom.

GoTEN Staff
12/14/2021
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Meet Pa Moe

It was almost 9:00am and the sewing students and encouragers had arrived at the Central site...

GoTEN Staff
11/11/2021

5 Ways To Care For A Missionary

How can I care for a missionary?

GoTEN Staff
10/29/2021

Meet Zach and Sarah Shilling

Zach and Sarah are an amazing young couple that volunteer their time twice a week teaching English classes...

GoTEN Staff
10/15/2021
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5 Keys to a Successful Home Visit

GoTEN Staff
10/14/2021

Language Barriers

I can't go in there! I don't speak their language. I won't be able to teach English to someone who doesn't speak it. Maybe I need to take a rain check…

GoTEN Staff
9/27/2021

A Voice for the Voiceless

Open your mouth for the people who cannot speak, For the rights of all the unfortunate. Open your mouth, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the poor and needy.

GoTEN Staff
9/11/2021
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Ask

GoTEN Staff
9/7/2021

Pray for Afghans

GoTEN Staff
8/19/2021