- June 19, 2014
- By Ashley Mims
Student Missions Blog: Sometimes I think I’m super-cool because I’m on a summer-long mission trip. I’m definitely enjoying Portland, but that’s not to say there haven’t been hard times or sacrifices.
- June 18, 2014
- By J.R.
Student Missions Blog: Different. That’s how I would best describe the past five months of my life since I left Texas and headed off to live in the Middle East. Not a bad different—just different.
- June 17, 2014
- By Jourdan Pollock
Student Missions Blog: God creates opportunities for us to share his story with people every day, but sometimes we are afraid of rejection or blinded by our own ambitions to see that divine appointment. However, we have to expect the unexpected.
- June 16, 2014
- By Lyndsy Lanee
Student Missions Blog: It has been one of the toughest two weeks of my life. There were so many hurdles, trials and problems that it was hard to keep up.
- June 12, 2014
- By Ashley Richardson
Student Missions Blog: I really like Vancouver. Most of it is like Austin, but other parts are different—like when I’m wearing a jacket in June and the locals are sunbathing in bikinis on the beach.
- June 11, 2014
- By Sarah Hughes
Student Missions Blog: Two quotes describe my time here at the Baptist Children’s Home in Oklahoma City. The first one is, “Every child is a gift from God.” The second is, “God does not call the equipped; he equips the called.”
- June 10, 2014
- By B.B.
Student Missions Blog: I don’t fit in this country. I have never, in all of my life, consistently been the tallest person in the room. But that happens here a lot—that is, unless my 6-foot 8-inch supervisor is with us.
- June 9, 2014
- By Madison
Student Missions Blog: When my team and I first arrived at the airport in our destination city for training, our supervisors gave us an envelope, told us to follow the instructions if we wanted to have somewhere to sleep that night, and good luck.
- June 6, 2014
- By Allison Dufour
Student Missions Blog: The Lord began my summer of service with an amazing week in Kodiak, Alaska, at Crab Fest.
- June 5, 2014
- By Alyssa Dean
Student Missions Blog: Most of us move through our lives in total freedom. At DaySpring Villa, security precautions are a constant factor in daily life.
- June 4, 2014
- By Kristen Kavli
Student Missions Blog: The first week of being in a new culture has been interesting, to say the least. There’s always so much to adjust to. You really have to humble yourself and accept that you don’t know everything.
- June 3, 2014
- By Leilani Estrada
Student Missions Blog: It finally feels like spring, and you have no idea how happy that makes me.
- June 2, 2014
- By J.R.
Student Missions Blog: A few weeks ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to work with refugees from the war in Syria. We handed out aid in the form of food, diapers and other items families needed.
- May 23, 2014
- By Leah Allen
Student Missions Blog: I cannot believe the end is so close. Where did the last four months go?
- May 22, 2014
- By Audrey Aguayo
Student Missions Blog: As I’ve been preparing to serve this summer, I thought there wasn’t anything else to know than what I’ve experienced overseas already. I thought: “Culture shock didn’t happen to me. I knew what to expect.”