university campus is the modern day crossroads of
the world. Like the first century Day of Pentecost
it brings people of all nationalities and cultures
together into the marketplace of modern thought.
Today 850,000 international students and visiting
scholars walk the campuses in
search for purpose and meaning. They come from more
than 200 countries (many of these countries restrict
access to or are openly hostile towards the
gospel). Enrollment numbers of these students
flocking to our campuses grows by 8 Ė 9 % every year
with no anticipation of decline in the years ahead.
Many of these future leaders of the world are eager
to develop friendships with Christians and
hear about the gospel during their stay in
response to Godís grace and love for us, We
graciously and respectfully reach out to
international students studying at the universities
and colleges in the United States so they
may know Jesus as Lord and deepen their
personal relationship with Him.
Awaken Christians and leaders to
the growing numbers of international students at
American universities and the opportunity to reach
them with the good news of the gospel.
people to become faithful prayer
partners for internationals students
and those ministering with them.
Meet, serve, and connect international students
to life on campus in the USA through a welcoming
Recruit workers from campus
ministries, Christian Colleges, and churches for the
harvest field of the campus and network
these individuals and groups together to help reach
and disciple international students to become mature
followers of Jesus.
Train and equip workers using
every means possible in ministry training that
aligns itself with Biblical truth, such as online
training programs, personal mentoring, and
Provide quality resource materials
that aid in ministry outreach to international
Introduce international students to Jesus
in respectful and sensitive ways through genuine
friendship, Bible studies, discussion of life
issues, special events, and conferences.
Encourage Christian International Students to grow
in following Jesus by developing leadership skills
to help them prepare to serve God when
they return home in another part of
awaken the church to the opportunity for reaching
the world through the international students
studying at colleges and universities in the USA and
to recruit and train workers so they may become
organized and equipped to minister effectively for
the glory of the Kingdom of God.