Top 10 Things to Know About the Interfaith Regional Gathering

Baylor’s Interfaith Regional Gathering is coming to campus next week, February 1-2, 2019 at the Mayborn Museum. Jesse Pyle is helping plan the event for Spirituality & Public Life, and she answered a few questions about the event, so we’ll know what’s coming! What is the Interfaith Regional Gathering?  The Interfaith Regional Gathering is a Baylor…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Servant Leader

This Monday, January 21st, 2019 is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day. Coretta Scott King, MLK’s wife, explains the desire for Martin Luther King, Jr Day best, “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is not only for celebration and remembrance, education and tribute, but above all, a day of service. All across America on the holiday, his…

Advent: Waiting Well

 “Advent is not about sentimental waiting for the baby Jesus. Advent is a time to focus our anticipation on “the adult Christ, the Cosmic Christ,” who challenges us to empty ourselves, to lose ourselves, to surrender.” Richard Rohr, Preparing for Christmas In the hustle and bustle of the end of classes, finals, Christmas parties, and heading…

A Bear on Mission: Then and Now

Alumna Sara Stephens went on a medical humanities mission trip as a Baylor undergraduate student in 2014. Four years later, she is on track to complete a Masters of Public Health with a major in epidemiology and a concentration in maternal and child health from UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston, Texas. We had…

The 5 things I Learned on a Baylor Missions Trip

My name is Grace, and I am a senior journalism public relations major and film and digital media minor at Baylor, and I work as a PR intern at Baylor Missions. If you follow our Instagram, @bumissions, that’s me!  However, my journey with Baylor Missions began long before I got hired to work at their…

Trip Spotlight: Dominican Republic Line Camp 2018

In the summer of 2018, a group of incoming Baylor freshman did their Line Camp with Baylor Missions in the Dominican Republic. I caught up with two of the incoming freshman from that trip, Briana Hilligiest and Sophia Merdian, to hear about their Line Camp experience and how it prepared them for Baylor! What was…

Baylor Missions 2019: Where are we going?

Here it is, y’all, the Baylor 2018-2019 Mission Trips have been announced, and we are ready for you to apply! Baylor Missions is going all over the world this year, and we have a trip for you. There are two Baylor Missions Interest Meetings on Monday, October 8th, 2018 and Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at…

What You Need to Know About Baylor Missions Week!

Baylor Mission Week is quickly approaching, it’s next week! On Monday, October 1st, 2018 and Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, Baylor Missions will be hosting representatives from 30+ international & domestic missions and ministry organizations. They will be on campus to share about their work and ways that you can be involved! So, where can you meet…

Baylor Missions Spotlight: Holly Tate

Baylor Missions is a big family and as you become part of the family we want you to know who everyone is! We’ll start by introducing you to Holly Tate, who is awesome and the Baylor Missions Guru. Dig in and hear all about her heart for people and the world! What do you do for…

Important Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Mission Trip

How do I know what mission trip or organization would be best for me? Where in the world should I go? Should I go with Baylor Missions on a trip? These are all valid questions to ask as you start to think through what you want to do this Spring Break, May Mini-Mester or summer….

Team Leader Spotlight: Dr. Lori Spies

Dr. Lori Spies, Assistant Professor and Missions Coordinator at Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, was recently awarded a Fulbright Global U.S. Scholar Award to participate in global health research projects in India, Vietnam and Zambia. Through the years, Dr. Spies has led many trips through Baylor Global Missions. In 2018, she led a Baylor…