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UTD: Seeing the Scriptures through fresh eyes

UTD: Reading the Bible through fresh eyes

Student Missions Blog: My friend Shea and I have the blessing of studying the Gospel of John this semester with our international student friend who is not yet a follower of Christ. It’s beautiful to hear our friend read a passage of Scripture in her native language for the first time.

       
Rice University: Importance of intentionality

Rice University: Importance of intentionality

Student Missions Blog: We sometimes overlook the importance of intentionality. We are sure to turn it on when it’s convenient, and at other inconvenient and uncomfortable moments, we turn it off. 

       
Tarleton State University: Partnership means giving and receiving

Tarleton State University: Partnership means giving and receiving

A trip to the Pacific Northwest last year sparked an ongoing partnership between the Baptist Student Ministry at Tarleton State University and Northwest Collegiate Ministries.

       
Houston: Learning to love

Houston: Learning to love

Student Missions Blog: While working alongside 10 other missionaries in the food pantry, during senior adult ministry, at the nursery, and every afternoon at Kids’ Club and Youth Club, I have been learning some tough lessons. 

       
New York: Lessons learned from a third-grader

New York: Learning from a third-grader

Students Missions Blog: Kids are so funny and capable of making you think about really profound stuff.

       
Peru: From culture shock to continuing mission

Peru: From culture shock to continuing mission

Student Missions Blog: During the two months I served as a summer mission in Peru, there were times when I was hungry, times when I was cold and times when I missed my family. I was ready to step off that plane onto American soil—or so I thought.

       
Orlando: Divine appointment at a fast-food restaurant

Orlando: Divine appointment at a fast-food restaurant

Student Missions Blog: The mission work does not end when the trip ends. ... Throughout our daily plans and schedules, God is present—anointing conversations and authoring divine appointments with perfect precision.

       
Brazil: Serving in spite of fear

Brazil: Serve in spite of fear

Student Missions Blog: I am called to be a missionary not because of where I am going, but because of who lives in my heart. Whether I go to a new place for a semester, or just for a week, or even if I stay where I am, I am called to make disciples.

       
 California: Learning lessons while picking peaches

California: Learning lessons while picking peaches

Student Missions Blog: There is a reason God is bringing the world’s most unreached people to our nation. One day, all these trees will be ripe, and the many years of laboring, looking and watering will all be worth it. 

       
Canada: God provides

Canada: God provides

Student Missions Blog: We recently finished our fourth week of Kids Rock Summer Camp, and I have been amazed at how God has provided in countless ways.

       
Canada: Time flies when God is at work

Canada: Time flies when God is at work

Student Missions Blog: At soccer on Wednesday, we had so many people we had to split into three teams and play it tournament style. It’s been amazing to see it grow from the first week, and now it’s something people look forward to every week. It’s been incredible to see God move through us to build relationships with others.

       
Alaska: Salmon frenzy

Alaska: Salmon frenzy

Student Missions Blog: Fishing had not been good. Standing out there with their huge dip-nets in the near-freezing water and bone-chilling wind, most people did not have a whole lot to show for all their time and energy. 

       
Alaska: Blacking out windows

Alaska: Blacking out windows

Student Missions Blog: I am so glad we have a God who overcomes the darkness and filters through the tiniest of cracks to guide us. 

       
New York: After trust is earned

New York: After trust is earned

Student Missions blog: Working at Swerve Church in Brooklyn has taught me how hard the hustle of church work is. But when you do get to see the fruit, that's when you realize God is so good. When you are out serving the community more than two months, expressions start to change. 

       
Seattle: Conversation in the Giving Room

Seattle: Conversation in the Giving Room

Student Missions Blog: This is Mike. I met him through the food bank at Epic Life Church in Seattle, where I am serving.

       
 
 
 
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