Earlier this month, I had the opportunity once again to present and participate in the International Wholistic Mission Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
More than 25 students from 9 different countries have come to practice English and become friends with us!
Well, I knew that this past December and January were setting themselves up to be a busy season and they were, just not entirely in the way I was expecting.
A big event that many international students attend is the Asian New Year Party. We hosted our own and also attended the UVU Party a few nights later.
It is a ‘profound change’ in the idea that Short Term Mission does not align well with Missio Dei if we don’t experience it outside of Long Term Partnership
As of this Fall, over 1,000 international students are now enrolled at Utah Valley University with nearly 40,000 students.
As our EXPLORE and SCP Vision Trip team members discovered (and was re-confirmed to us) our brothers and sisters in Central Europe are eager to not only talk about what we have in common…
Compartmentalizing, categorization, and silo making…you may not realize it, but if you’re a North American or a church in North America, you’re good at these.