Michael Gehrling, National Director of International Graduate Student and Faculty Ministry, shares a story from his ministry reflecting on how the Holy Spirit led a Bible study group, he intended to lead in one direction, in an unexpected way.
What does it mean to be part of a global religion, and how can Christians make sense of the diverse missions, values, and politics of that belonging? How can we better understand following Jesus in a connected world?
The MBA ministry was blessed by record attendance to the Business as Mission track at Urbana 15. We thank all those who attended and invite those who could not to join us as we pursue God's calling into business and what that might mean for us individually and corporately. Here are some recommended resources and next steps.
With a record-high population of international students and scholars in the U.S. (over 1 million, actually!), and nearly half of them being graduate students and post docs, you’re likely to run into them. Many are from nations where the Gospel is inaccessible, even illegal. We have an amazing opportunity! But, you say, "I know there are a lot of international students here, but…"
Urbana 15 was a phenomenal gathering of students, faculty, InterVarsity staff, and missions organizations from around the globe. How now do we make it real in our daily lives, carry what we learned on to share it with others, and never forget the ways God moved in us during this experience?
The week between Christmas and New Years Eve 2009 brought 17,000 students and others to the Urbana Convention. Steve Garber was asked to speak several times, once being the final charge for the students in the Business as Mission Track, inspiring tales and profound truth that your work matters to God.