The 2016/2017 stats are out from IEE for international students studying in the United States. A total of 1,078,822 students are studying here. This number represents a 3.4 percent increase over the previous academic year, and is the eleventh consecutive year of expansion. The top five sending countries are China, India, South Korea, Saudi… Read More One Million International Students Again.
For eight years, every Friday night during the academic year our ministry hosted students for a free meal and a chance to practice English, make friends, and talk about topics that allowed us to share our worldviews. We played music, learned about different cultures, looked forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. We… Read More Third Place for International Students
One of the bedrock principles God has used to guide my heart in evangelism came from a statement in Oscar Thompson, Jr.’s book on relationship evangelism, Concentric Circles of Concern. It is found in the first few sentences in Chapter 1. He said, “The most important word in the English language apart from proper nouns,… Read More How to Get International Students Connected With the Local Church
There are 4,964 international students in Arkansas. The majority of these come from the 10/40 window. Many of these have no idea of what Jesus Christ has done for them. What can we do to help them really see and experience the love of Christ? The greatest thing we can do is bombard heaven with… Read More FIVE EFFECTIVE WAYS ARKANSAS CHURCHES ARE REACHING INTERNATIONALS
According to the Institute of International Education (IIE), over one million students from countries around the world are currently studying in colleges and universities in the United States. When we think of taking the gospel of Jesus “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8), we can begin by reaching out to the international students… Read More Reaching International Students on Campus