This is Part Two of a two-post series on reaching international students.
In Part One, I addressed the WHY, with 9 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE REACHING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS…YESTERDAY.
Now in Part Two, I’ll present a list of ideas on HOW.
Approximately 20 million college students attend universities in the US and approximately one million of them are international students.
Do the math. That means roughly one out of every 20 college students in the US is from another country!
It’s time for us to be more intentional about reaching international students. That’s why I’ve written this Two Part series. So before I share some ideas for HOW to minister to international students, let’s first consider nine reasons WHY:
A College Student, A Homeless Man, And A Rabbi Walk Into A Coffee Shop.
That may sound like the opening line of a bad joke, but it actually describes an experiment I started last semester at the University of Delaware.
A couple volunteers and I were discussing the example we have in Jesus and his disciples, who were intentional about sharing their faith with friends “friendship evangelism” and with strangers “initiative evangelism”. When we scrolled through our phone contacts to count how many friends we actually had who weren’t Christians, we realized something had to change.
“Thank you so much for including your Campus Ministry reports in the church bulletin every week. They’re really encouraging and they help us keep up with what God’s doing on campus.” Comments like these are common on Sundays at the local church that sponsors the Campus Ministry I direct at the University of Delaware. Starting [...]
(THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO LEE STROBEL, BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE CASE FOR CHRIST) Have you ever made the remark, “Where have you been all my life?” We typically utter this quip when we come across something we wish we’d discovered a long time ago. Something we now can’t imagine our lives without. Maybe you’ve [...]