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The Frontline Is Moving

By |2020-02-13T13:00:24-07:00June 20th, 2019|LEARN|

Our Global Mission Jesus gave a command to his disciples, a command that we often refer to as "The Great Commission." It comes out of Matthew chapter 28, starting in verse 18. "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing [...]

Speaking Volumes

By |2019-06-27T13:22:45-07:00May 9th, 2019|STORIES|

I was on my way to see a Rohingya friend who I try to visit every week. As I approached her house, I saw that two of my other Rohingya friends were also there. They excitedly told me they were going to another friend's house for a party. Without skipping a beat, they [...]

Open Doors

By |2019-06-27T13:28:21-07:00April 30th, 2019|STORIES|

"What do you think about the Rohingya crisis?"   Ye Ye looked at us, waiting for an answer. We were surprised by his question - not many people within Myanmar will openly talk about the Rohingya crisis.   The Rohingya are a Muslim people group in Myanmar, and they have been fleeing from [...]

Blessed to be a Blessing

By |2019-06-26T12:57:23-07:00March 29th, 2019|STORIES|

This story comes from a GoTEN staff member who recently traveled to Bangladesh to visit the largest Rohingya refugee camp. The names of her friends have been changed for their protection.    Kutupalong Refugee Camp, Bangladesh   I looked around for the family members of S and J, wondering if they would be [...]

Hope

By |2019-02-11T22:41:40-07:00December 14th, 2018|STORIES|

Prayer, Love, and Truth. That’s what we’re all about at GoTEN. We pray for refugees until we're able to pray with them. We love them by teaching them English and meeting their tangible needs. Then, we spend time with them to build genuine relationships. We listen to what's going on in their lives, [...]

School Shoes

By |2019-02-13T23:22:57-07:00August 4th, 2018|STORIES|

What if these were the shoes your 5th grader had to start school? Yesterday we saw these two slippers outside our classroom. Something didn’t look right. Inside the class was a refugee lady and her daughter visiting with one of our staff. We asked the young girl (5th grader) if she was ready for [...]

The Greatest Gift

By |2018-12-14T17:36:10-07:00December 14th, 2017|STORIES|

The following was a post from one of staff members working among unreached refugees in Arizona…. God has been on the move in mighty ways through the faithful partnership of His Church and my time with GoTEN. It’s such a gift that I get to spend this Christmas celebrating Jesus in a place [...]

Laundromat Stories

By |2018-12-14T17:39:45-07:00December 14th, 2017|STORIES|

Living life with refugees, I have opportunities to show God’s love and share stories of truth while doing daily life tasks. Carrying an overflowing basket of laundry, I heard a laugh as I walked into my apartment laundry mat. As I sat my basket down, I saw my friend from Somalia sitting on [...]

Facts About Refugees

By |2019-06-27T13:39:39-07:00July 22nd, 2017|LEARN|

Never before has the world witnessed such a dramatic scale of human suffering. Today, 65 million people—24 per minute—are displaced worldwide by conflict and persecution. Facts about refugees are often miscommunicated in the media and used to aid political agendas. The purpose of this post is to simply state some the facts concerning [...]