h1-arrowInternational Studentsh1-arrow

Encountering an open door

There are many different groups and communities that make up major university campuses. Soon after arriving at Texas A&M University as BSM director, I recognized that international students composed a significant subgroup on my new campus. I was initially struck by the sheer number of international students – approximately 5,000 – when I walked on campus and observed students going past our building. Full Story »

Seeking authentic relationships in a new land

Gayatri arrived on a college campus a few months ago. She left everything familiar behind to pursue her education here in Texas. Her family is concerned for her well being while she lives here among us. You would too if it was your child packing up suitcases to study abroad for two or more years. Full Story »

Dinner with friends

The University of Texas at Austin has thousands of international students, and at the Baptist Student Ministry, we see it as a great opportunity to reach the nations while they’re on our doorstep. We discovered a system to build relationships and share the gospel, and we saw God use it in some wonderful ways. Full Story »