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UTA: Free coffee and Bibles

Student Missions Blog: Handing out flyers about our Bible study just didn’t seem effective, so we took a different approach. We offered free coffee and Bibles, and the outcome was encouraging.

Student Missions Blog

Houston: Growing to look more like Jesus

Student Missions Blog: I have begun to challenge the girls I am discipling by incorporating Scripture memory into our discipleship meetings.

UTD: Promoting prayer without ceasing

UTD: Promoting prayer without ceasing

Student Missions Blog: “What are three things you would want to first teach a new disciple of Christ?” Although the answers vary, the overwhelming response has been the importance of prayer.

Student Missions Blog

California: Countdown to cupcakes

Student Missions Blog: Working at a church in Tahoe City, Calif., I wanted my first and second grade students to become more familiar with the Bible. So, I created a “Countdown to Halloween” paper chain.

Uganda: Sharing the simple gospel message

Uganda: Sharing the simple gospel message

Student Missions Blog: Recently, I went with two other volunteers to accompany a group from Rafiki Africa Ministries—a Christian children’s home here in Uganda—to a nearby community to evangelize and encourage the people that lived there.

DeEdra Branch

Houston: I saw the gospel

Student Missions Blog: I have prayed a lot for compassion in the last year. I realized that my heart didn’t break for these students.

Tarleton: Questions and answers

Tarleton: Questions and answers

Student Missions Blog: My heart breaks for the students around me who have no realization the God who created the enormities of the universe cares deeply for them and wants to have a relationship with them.

Student Missions Blog

UTD: Engaging students in spiritual conversations

Student Missions Blog: The Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas at Dallas used its fall retreat to introduce the Engage 24 concepts of sharing the gospel on campus.

UTA: A ‘Big Howdy’ to international students

UTA: A ‘Big Howdy’ to international students

Student Missions Blog: Every semester, several Christian organizations on the UTA campus band together to welcome incoming international students through a myriad of activities called the Big Howdy.

University of Houston: How the Beatitudes changed my attitude

University of Houston: How the Beatitudes changed my attitude

Student Missions Blog: When I first read the Beatitudes, I was utterly confused. I couldn’t grasp how these traits were needed to gain the kingdom of heaven.

South Asia: God had a plan

South Asia: God had a plan

Student Missions Blog: I have reached the halfway point of my time in South Asia. Since the day we arrived in our city, God placed learning the language on the hearts of my teammate and me.

Denton: Grounded at TWU

Denton: Grounded at TWU

Student Missions Blog: This year, the Baptist Student Ministry at Texas Woman’s University opened a little cafe in our building called “Grounded.”

Jay Leibold

UNT: From ‘me-focused’ to ‘them-focused’ ministry

Student Missions Blog: I came to the University of North Texas Baptist Student Ministry my freshman year and have been here just long enough—starting Year 5—to see a shift in our culture.

Houston: Highs, lows and learning to trust

Houston: Highs, lows and learning to trust

Student Missions Blog: I was really nervous about starting to meet with girls one-on-one this semester for discipleship. I was new to it last year and had no idea what I was doing.

UTD: Feeding the 500

UTD: Feeding the 500

Student Missions Blog: It isn’t the 5,000 Jesus fed in one afternoon that we read about in Mark 6, but in the past month, the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas at Dallas has fed about 500 students lunch for free.

 
 
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