The following post is by Todd Martin, Pastor of College and Missions at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church in Lexington, KY Sometimes the God who gave us the Great Commission also gives us a perfect set-up to fulfill it. Pentecost is one example – it was a beautifully staged day for the good news of Jesus.… Read More The Great Commission Opportunity You May Be Ignoring—Reverse Missions
Eric Warren writes about discipling international students within the context of a local American church and shares a new model for trying to address some common tensions. A big issue that those who minister to international students wrestle with (or need to wrestle with more) is how to think about the relationship between international students… Read More Bringing International Students to Church?
Chris Mills writes about the strategic value of translating students’ mission experience to reaching the nations all around them, wherever they go. One of my primary areas of ministry is mobilizing students to the nations. I love to hear stories of how students have seen God at work through their service, whether it’s across… Read More Mobilizing the Mobilized
Jon Varner writes about international student ministry being a simple way that every church and ministry can begin engaging the nations for Christ. Have you ever heard the phrase, “…can’t see the forest for the trees?” I believe the opposite is the problem concerning major missions strategies at this time. We have become so overwhelmed by… Read More Ten Reasons for Your Church to do ISM
By Chase Jenkins, FBC Durham, NC. I remember eight years ago being asked to serve as an English teacher during our church’s weekly ESL outreach, a ministry I didn’t know we had. It was an urgent need; the ESL team was already at capacity and needed additional teachers. My students would be Nepali refugees who… Read More A Holistic Approach to International Student Ministry