Franklin and Meredith Boone met in Greenville NC at an Every Nation campus ministry at East Carolina University. They met doing ministry as worship leaders at that campus ministry and also with their local church. Since being married in 2015, Franklin and Meredith continued serving with Every Nation and GCF Church, as well as Burn24-7 and the Boiler Room.
They moved to Durham, NC, Franklin’s home town, after accepting staff positions as the worship leaders for a church plant in the downtown area called Restoration Church. Restoration has a vision to unite with other churches to live missionally in their city. Franklin and Meredith help to create and catalyze a culture that values prayer and worship. In addition to coordinating the worship for the church, they both also lead depth groups which are small discipleship groups in which believers pray together, serve each other, speak truth to each other and confess sin to each other.
Franklin and Meredith have a strong conviction of the great commission to bring the love of Jesus to their local neighbors and to the nations. Franklin and Meredith are living intentionally in a community in Durham where low-income families, families who have immigrated, and dozens of families who came to the US as refugees have been resettled. They seek to show the love of Christ to their literal neighbors by building authentic friendships, serving and helping meet needs as they are presented. They have also served internationally as a part of medical relief missions for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Franklin and Meredith are planning to transition to serving in Lebanon as extended-term missionaries for a few years.
A Message from Our President
"Throughout my experiences in traveling to other countries as a pastor, I have recognized a common trend that exists among various ministries and missionaries. This trend is one of potential opportunity to impact the nations, yet the necessary resources are not always available to seize these moments. In an effort to address this challenge, Global Impact Resources was established as a resource-gathering agent for missionaries and ministries." - Mike Williams