Ruth Duffin

Thailand is the third most popular destination for international students in South East Asia, hosting over 30,000 foreign students on over 1,000 international programmes taught in English.

Heidi Reger (IFES)

Only 1 in 20 people is an evangelical Christian – despite Church tradition, the majority of people do not know the freedom of the gospel

Tim Jackson (IFES)

Only approximately 0.5-1% of the Austrian population are evangelical Christians

Alice Larke (IFES)

Turin, Italy’s fourth biggest city, is a temporary home to over 14,000 international students

Hope Garnish (IFES)

As the only evangelical, English-speaking church in Turin, ICT feels a great responsibility to reach the 14,000 international students studying in English

A New Culture!

After a few years in northern Italy, we have moved ‘home’ to Sicily. Here I grew up, here my parents laboured. Palermo is the 2018 Italian ‘Capital of Culture’. And what a feast of richness in this city, capital of Sicily, with over 1 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, defined by many as ‘the most conquered’ of world cities.

Encouraging and Equipping Thai Christians to Reach International Students

Every Tuesday lunchtime at a university in central Bangkok, a small group of students meets together. They study the Bible, share and pray together and talk about how they can live for Christ on their campus. These students are not Thai, instead they come from Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, China and Germany and they use English as they meet. They are part of a growing number of internationals coming to study at Thai universities.

Jon and Lisa Short

There are approximately 1.6 million university students in Spain. Out of a total population of about 45 million, the universities are a significant mission field in Spain. The politicians, teachers, doctors, social workers, journalists, lawyers and engineers of tomorrow are among these 1.6 million university students.

Becca Jones

Becca was brought up in Carmarthen in a Christian home and always believed in God, but came to realise that knowing about God wasn’t enough. Since becoming a Christian she has been interested in mission and has felt a growing sense of God’s call to mission work.

Ruth McGarvey

Originally from Cookstown in County Tyrone, N.Ireland, Ruth became a Christian when she was 4 years old.

Lamin and Jayne Dumbaya

Sierra Leone faces significant spiritual & physical challenges, but - praise God - there are many opportunities to show and share the message of Christ with others.