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Ministry Update: Mobilization Exposure Trips

Global Initiative Mobilization recently sponsored three summer exposure trips. Here’s a recap. INDONESIA Six students from Valley Forge Christian College (Phoenixville, PA), along with a Global Initiative mentor, ministered with Pastor Jaime Kemp in Jogjakarta. Jamie founded a Chi Alpha campus ministry in this university city that has over 20 colleges with at least six major university campuses. The Chi Alpha ministry has a two-story ministry center called the International English Center. They engage students through conversational English as well as through many other outreaches to the mostly Muslim university students. The team plugged into the Chi Alpha ministry and…

Ministry Update: Global Initiative in NYC

The first week of March eight young ladies joined a Global Initiative exposure trip to New York City to serve women and children at English centers in Queens and Brooklyn and to learn about immigration in America. The first day in the city included a visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island where the team read stories of immigrants from America’s past. The next four days included ministry to the immigrant women and children of America’s present day. The ladies served in numerous English classes for women every day as classroom helpers and working one-on-one with students. They…

Ministry Update: Mobilization Visits Campuses

The mobilization team from Global Initiative recently visited Southwestern Assemblies of God University (Waxahachie, TX) and Valley Forge Christian College (Phoenixville, PA). SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY At Southwestern, the team (Jackie, Mark, and Tommy) had four days on campus during the university’s spring missions convention. They spent the week speaking in classes, interacting with students at Einstein Bagels on campus, and sharing in chapel. Highlights of the week included participating in a wide variety of classes, such as Church in Mission, Geography, Hermeneutics, Pentecostal Doctrine & History, Comp & Rhetoric, and Cults, Occults, & Folk Religion, among others. Each…

Ministry Update: Chi Alpha SALT Conference

Over the New Year’s holiday, Global Initiative joined the South Central region of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries for its three-day SALT Conference in Dallas. Jackie, our director of mobilization, was on hand to share the ministry of Global Initiative and how it serves Chi Alpha ministries, equipping students to reach Muslims on their campuses. Jackie also presented the workshop “The Mission of God and Unreached Peoples” multiple times over the course of two afternoons. Each session had 15-20 students and Chi Alpha staff in attendance. As Jackie gave the presentation, she saw many “light bulbs going off” as she explained the mission…

World Missions Summit 3

Our team of missionaries joined 4,500 college students, Chi Alpha leaders, missionaries, and others interested in missions in Ft. Worth for the World Missions Summit over the last weekend of 2012. We had the opportunity to speak with many students and campus leaders about the need to reach Muslim students at their universities and we are looking forward to working with many of them in the months to come. The breakout sessions featuring the testimony of a Muslim convert drew approximately 350 people. Mehran’s and his wife Marcia’s testimonies and words of advice were simple and direct, and hit home…

Know Anyone Attending World Missions Summit 3?

We’ll be there and we’re looking forward to connecting with students who are called to spend their lives for Christ.             Our breakout sessions will be in room 203B. We’ll also be available at our booth in the exhibit hall.

The World Missions Summit App!

Our friends at Chi Alpha wanted us to let everyone know that the app for World Missions Summit is ready! Get it here! The official app for The World Missions Summit 3 contains real time alerts, schedule, floor plan, information and more. A wifi or cellular connection is required, as is an iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

Gearing up for World Missions Summit 3!

We are looking forward to joining Chi Alpha students and leaders in Ft. Worth  in December for WMS3. We will host seven breakout sessions on Saturday and Sunday of the summit, each of them the same. You will get the chance to hear the firsthand account of an Iranian student who came to faith while attending Missouri State University. This will be a great opportunity for students to learn how to reach Muslim students on their own campuses. The breakout sessions will be on Saturday at 11a, 2, 3, and 4p, and on Sunday at 2, 3, and 4p.  

World Missions Summit 3

We’re going to be at the World Missions Summit in Ft. Worth this December. Many of our resources will be available at our exhibit booth. You’ll also have the chance to experience Jumaa Prayer with us and discover first-hand what it means to “Say Hello” to Muslim women. Have questions about Muslims, their religion and culture?  You’ll have a chance to ask your questions and get real-time answers from our missionary educators. Stay tuned for more information.

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