Scribbles on Paper

I am blessed to have three children ages 11, 9, and 5. Ever since they were old enough to hold a crayon and scribble on paper they have loved to present their works of art to me saying, “Look what I made for you daddy!” Like fathers everywhere...

Hope in the Dust

There are places in this world and in our lives that appear dark – where hope is the last thing we would expect to spring out of them. I’m learning more and more that the character of God is just that – bringing life into the dark and...

Alex’s Story

At times unbelievers, those who have not yet met Christ, come on an SI outreach. Some of these adventurous souls make a life-changing decision while on their trip. Team leader Cindy Noblitt had a front-row seat at the life-transformational power of the Holy Spirit when she brought her...

A Lesson (and the Blessing) in Obedience

I took a job with Students International about two and a half years ago knowing full well that part of my job was to lead student trips – something I’ve been hugely passionate about for years and have done with enthusiasm. But then we had a baby. We...

Traveling light

Last week our CEO Dave Hansen spoke with the Joshua Wilderness students before they headed out on their outreach to Dominican Republic. He shared how much he loves this opportunity because of the unique place these students are in right now, and in their anticipation right before leaving...

What is the Benefit of an SI Internship? Part 2

In this series, Erin has been corresponding with a couple interns from last summer in SI Dominican Republic. In this article, Anna Williams reflects on what two summers have meant to her during this pivotal time of her life. What was the value of the summer internship/STS program...