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UT-Rio Grande Valley: Start with prayer

UT-Rio Grande Valley: Start with prayer

Student Missions Blog: Baptist Student Ministries from all over Texas gathered recently to be part of the annual prayer retreat, Abide. It was an incredible experience to begin the semester in the presence of God through prayer.

       
Oregon: Making friends, giving God the glory

Oregon: Making friends, giving God glory

Student Missions Blog: From graduating at Dallas Baptist University a month ago to living in Oregon now, it seems like my life has been going nonstop. But recently, the Lord reminded me how to slow down, seek him and simply love people.

       
Moldova: Gaining new perspective

Moldova: Gaining new perspective

Student Missions Blog: Going into the mission, I did not know what to expect. I knew we would be working with orphans and giving them shoes, but this mission was so much more than that. God used this mission to open my heart to what he calls us all to do—bring others to Christ.

       
Jamaica: Building faith while building houses

Jamaica: Building faith while building houses

Student Missions Blog: Alongside other teams and the Jamaicans, we dug pits, mixed concrete, hauled mudstone, sang songs, told jokes and built relationships.

       

East Asia: ‘We are sisters now’

Student Missions Blog: I spent Christmas in East Asia, meeting university students and spreading the gospel to more than 100 people who never had even heard the name Jesus.

       
Jamaica: Laying foundations

Jamaica: Laying foundations—physically and spiritually

Student Missions Blog: I helped build a house and lay a foundation, working alongside Jamaicans while investing in their lives to show them Christ—the true foundation.

       
New York: Sowing the Good News

New York: Sowing the Good News

Student Missions Blog: A lot of us are meant to be sowers. We are meant to scatter to seed of God’s word around to others, so that after hearing it, they may grow. This can be difficult sometimes.

       
Oregon: God's love a bigger deal

Oregon: God's love a bigger deal than all else

Student Missions Blog: We had the opportunity to meet and interact with so many University of Oregon students ... to let them know why God’s love is such a bigger deal than all else.

       
New York: A conversation on the doorstep

New York: A conversation on the doorstep

Student Missions Blog: We had about a 20-minute conversation about what he believed and what we know to be the truth. I could tell Richard was hungry for the truth, but he was also cautious why everything we said pointed back to God.

       
New York: God's perfect timing

New York: God’s perfect timing

Student Missions Blog: Serving with a mission team in New York’s Chinatown was a lot more difficult than I expected. I was having a difficult time presenting the gospel to anyone.

       
New York: Meeting people without hope

New York: Meeting people without hope

Student Missions Blog: In the months leading up to my mission trip to New York, one word kept surfacing in conversations with friends and family. As I began to process events after the trip, I noticed that same word seemed to lace itself through the week. That word was hope.

       
Mission Arlington: The week that changed my life

Mission Arlington: The week that changed my life

Student Missions Blog: Go Now Missions gave me an amazing opportunity to serve at Mission Arlington, and my view on people changed entirely. God brought me to Arlington so I could connect with the people served by Mission Arlington.

       
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Arlington: God provides

Student Missions Blog: My regular job at Mission Arlington was providing child care, but on my third day, I worked in the front office to help people who needed food, clothes, assistance paying bills or other aid.

       
UT-Rio Grande Valley: Depending on God

UT-Rio Grande Valley: Depending on God

Student Missions Blog: This semester, I led Bible studies for the first time in my life, and I was scared at the thought of it.

       
UT-Rio Grande Valley: Give thanks

UT-Rio Grande Valley: Give thanks

Student Missions Blog: Recently, the Baptist Student Ministry at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley hosted one of its biggest outreach events of the year.

       
 
 
 
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