- July 25, 2017
- By Danielle French
Student missions blog: Every night I prayed, retraced my steps, prayed, retraced my steps. I prayed that I would get rid of what was distracting me in any way I could.
- July 17, 2017
- By Tim Williams
Student Missions blog: God truly is strong when we are weak. ... I felt discouraged. But God’s word says, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
- July 10, 2017
- By Jessica Barnett
Student missions blog: As I looked down at my paint-covered hands, I felt defeated. ... In that moment, I was ready to walk away.
- July 5, 2017
- By Danielle French
Student Missions blog: I’ve never felt so drained. I’ve never felt so exhausted. Yet I’m content. I feel at peace with the fact it is an honor to serve here and to build relationships. ... It is an honor to feel like I am about to collapse but still feel the Holy Spirit working in me, pushing me through it.
- July 4, 2017
- By Brayant Lopez
Student Missions blog: We came here with the mindset of a “missionary.” For us, we think of it as an experience in which you prepare beforehand with more prayer, read the Bible, have more accountability and then proceed turn on your “missionary switch.”
- July 3, 2017
- By Katherine Bautista
Student Missions blog: Although Mercy Midwives is a medically based mission, caring for laboring mothers, my teammates and I continually seek out opportunities not only to share God’s love through actions, but also to present the Good News of salvation.
- July 1, 2017
- By Estefania Soto
Student Missions blog: Maria had never slept on what we would call a bed, bathed in what we would call a shower, or owned a cell phone. ... Her house was about 6 feet tall—three walls and a roof, each made of a single sheet of tin.
- June 26, 2017
- By Jenifer Wilkes
Student Missions blog: It was a long week, and it had not been what I thought it was going to be. There have been multiple times I have said to myself, “I did not sign up for this.”
- June 15, 2017
- By Seth Grant
Student Missions Blog: I am, by nature, a shy, reserved, look-before-I-leap creature of habit with an utter lack of confidence in social interactions. Leeds called me to be a gregarious, warm, adaptable risk-taker. … My security blankets all were left behind in America.
- June 12, 2017
- By Caitlin
Student Missions blog: Each day of our great adventure here in South Asia, we wake up to prayer-walk and do evangelism in the slums from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The people here are so friendly and willing to talk.
- June 6, 2017
- By Rachel Lilley
Student Missions blog: At Go Now Missions orientation, I not only was taught, but also tested. There was a lesson in everything we did, and with each lesson, we moved one step closer to being ready to be sent out to our mission fields all across the world.
- April 7, 2017
- By Cassidy McCowan
Student Missions Blog: Buying groceries in New York is no easy task, but buying groceries for 10-plus people for several days is really no easy task, especially when it is cold and rainy.
- April 6, 2017
- By Rebekah Richardson
Student Missions Blog: I experienced God during Houston Week. ... I learned seeking God sometimes looks like silently getting your hands dirty, and sometimes the best way to walk in freedom is to serve joyfully.
- April 5, 2017
- By Claire Anderson
Student Missions Blog: Despite the spiritual darkness that was discernibly present on South Padre Island, God moved mightily through the conversations and relationships formed in moments shared between Beach Reach student missionaries and vacationers.
- April 4, 2017
- By Kayla Bolin
Student Missions Blog: Soaking wet in a creek in South Texas, fishing for trash, couches and shopping carts, a student from the Baptist Student Ministry at Texas Tech was able to the gospel with a young person she otherwise wouldn’t have met, all because she laid her “yes” on the table before God.