This resource will help you contextualize as you prepare to lead an international small group.
Developing and Sending Global Disciples and Leaders
Welcome to InterVarsity International Student Ministry (ISM)! We’re delighted that you are interested in international students and scholars. Our desire is to befriend, develop and send internationals from every nation to every nation. It’s a great privilege to have the nations on our campuses, not only to welcome and share, but to shape our US American students too. Below you will find key resources to help you get started. Learn more about ISM here.
God is at work all around us in the lives of our friends, acquaintances, and strangers. This resource will walk you through the steps to create a communal prayer wall and help you grow in love for the people on your campus.
Some of us are multiethnic with a “white and—” ethnic story. What does it mean to have this complicated family history? What does it mean to reject the harms of whiteness without losing a part of ourselves? Use these reflections to ask these questions and explore the “Mixed and white” experience.
The Beyond Colorblind Proxe Station is designed as a catalyst for conversations around the Gospel through students' ethnic stories. Follow the link below to find everything you could need for training, promotion, set-up, and follow-up.
We’ve asked pastors, campus ministers, and wise friends of InterVarsity to contribute talks to a series to help you develop the spiritual practices you need right now.
Peace Feasts are helping groups across the country grow witnessing relationships with Muslims. Instead of a formal dialogue with guest lecturers and little interaction, Peace Feasts are about heart-level dialogue: Muslims and Christians get together in small groups, share a meal and discuss faith and life.
Invite your social media feed into a deeper, more contemplative experience of Jesus with these videos. Each video features a clip from our Digital Camino, captions, and great imagery. Wouldn’t you love to have more than announcements to share on Instagram?
There are Muslim international students on your campus but, while they may be curious, most will not show up at a typical InterVarsity or ministry event. We need to go to them. But it’s very easy to get started. Walking up and introducing yourself is one of the best ways to make a new friend. This resource will teach you how!
Want to start an international small group on your campus? This resource includes a collection of trainings, handouts, and Bible studies to equip you to develop an international small group.
Beginning with Jesus is a four-study guide for international students and scholars. This guide includes Bible text, discussion questions, vocabulary helps, background information, a map, and leader’s notes.