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Houston: Don’t refine me; I’m on mission

Houston: Don’t refine me; I’m on mission

Student Missions Blog: I had faith that God would bring me through the mission trip. And God did—just not the way I expected. He not only chose to sustain me throughout the week, but also to refine me.

       
Rio Grande Valley: All about relationships

Rio Grande Valley: All about relationships

Student Missions Blog: The Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a place for establishing relationships.

       
Houston: Learn to listen

Houston: Learn to listen

Student Missions BlogOver and over again, I hear people mentioning their desire of having someone listen to them. ... In attempting to listen more, I have been able to have more one-on-one meetings with people who are non-Christians.

       
Fort Worth: Going ‘all-in’ for missions

Fort Worth: Going ‘all-in’ for missions

Student Missions Blog: The University of Texas at Austin Baptist Student Ministry spent three cold days in Fort Worth on an “All-In” mission trip. From a crowded refugee apartment church, to playing with kids, to teaching youth line dancing, we definitely had to be “all-in.”

       
East Asia: Dangerous truth

East Asia: Dangerous truth

Student Missions Blog: "Seeking truth is dangerous." My friend is right. Truth is dangerous. Yet it is truth alone that frees us.

       

East Asia: Change in direction

Student Missions blog: I had no idea my whole life was going to change over Christmas break. I fell in love with the gospel all over again. I fell in love with showing the love of Jesus to the least of these.

       
Baton Rouge: Heartbreaking stories and new beginnings

Baton Rouge: Heartbreaking stories and new beginnings

Student Missions Blog: We saw home after home with “for sale” signs in front. FEMA trailers were here and there to provide a home for those lucky enough to receive one. It was sad to see debris still everywhere and for some houses to be in the condition there were in.

       
East Asia: Answered prayers all along the way

East Asia: Answered prayers all along the way

In the month leading up to my departure for two weeks in East Asia with Go Now Missions, I prayed most urgently for patience. Christ began answering my prayers, starting at the airport.

       
South Asia: Where God changed my heart

South Asia: Where God changed my heart

God sent me to South Asia for a reason—so I could share the hope of Jesus Christ with others. Who would have thought a shy college student would be going around looking for people of peace who could open doors for ministry?

       
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.

       
 
 
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