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South Asia: Talking animals and shining light

South Asia: Talking animals and shining light

We flew in to this beautiful city and immediately were overwhelmed with the aroma of God’s Spirit—among many other new aromas.

Student Missions Blog

UTA: Painting nails with the nations

Student Missons Blog: As the doorbell rang, I answered it not knowing what to expect. This was one of my first events to host as a brand-new campus missionary intern at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Tarleton: No outsiders in this group

Student Missions Blog: At our weekend at the Heart of Texas Baptist Encampment, we helped the band set up while supper started, so I arrived a little late to the dining hall. This is where my predicament started.

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HPU: Finding Plan B

Student Missions Blog: The notion terrified me—a Baptist Student Ministry campout.

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Dallas: Never give up

Student Missions Blog: One of the hardest things for us is avoid comparing ourselves to others. It can be hard not to compare our ministry to other collegiate ministries.

Denton: Praying for Hope

Student Missions Blog: The first free lunch we offered students this semester at the Texas Woman’s University Baptist Student Ministry was a hit.

Howard Payne University: Serving the community beyond campus

HPU: Serving the community beyond campus

Student Missions Blog: I am called to Howard Payne University and to minister on campus to students. When I talk to students, we discuss how God called us to our major, dorm, apartment, class or whatever. But many times, we neglect to see the area beyond campus.

Houston: Jumping right in

Houston: Jumping right in

Student Missions Blog: I came out of our staff training week feeling ready to go. I didn’t have that familiar overwhelming feeling of something new awaiting me, but I instead felt ready to put what I had learned into action.

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Glasgow: Planting seeds in Scotland

Student Missons Blog: The 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, provided a unique opportunity for the gospel to go forth. 

UTD: Building relationships around burritos

UTD: Building relationships around burritos

Student Missions Blog: This week while waiting in line at a Welcome Week event we met two students from China, Lucy and Yorick. Neither of the pair ever had eaten a burrito.

New York: Ministry goes on

New York: Ministry goes on

Student Missions Blog: My time in New York City has come to an end. Now it’s time to go back to South Texas, but ministry will go on.

UTD: Fajita feed

UTD: Fajita feed

Student Missions Blog: No, a “fajita feed” doesn’t mean we are feeding fajitas. It means we feed students—1,800 of them, in the middle of the University of Texas at Dallas campus, at lunchtime on the first day of the semester.

Dallas: A whole new world

Dallas: A whole new world

Student Missions Blog: During the last few weeks of preparation, people have told me working at a junior college is going to be different. “Ministry is going to be like nothing you have done before,” they said. “Expect a challenge.” Well, everyone was right.

Denton: Lending a hand and being the hands of Jesus

Denton: Lending a hand and being the hands of Jesus

Student Missions Blog: The school semester hasn’t even started yet at Texas Woman’s University, but my director and I have been busy preparing for the students to arrive.

Quebec: An unexpected welcome home

Quebec: An unexpected welcome home

Student Missions Blog: I was extremely fearful about returning home after serving this summer on the mission field in Quebec. The last thing I expected to find was a miracle, but that was exactly what I found.

 
 
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