One of the biggest challenges to life in NYC is space - specifically, for RUF City Campus, space for all the students to gather, eat, sing, learn, pray, and worship together. Although Redeemer Presbyterian Church has offered the use of their space in midtown, over the last two years it has become clear that midtown… Continue reading A BIG Prayer Request from RUF City Campus
"I have to disagree with Jesus!" a South Asian professing Christian protested. We had just read our Savior's words in Luke 14:26, "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple."… Continue reading Disagreeing with Jesus
M is a student at UConn who just started attending RUF this year. Growing up, she was confirmed in a church, but her family mostly did not attend church and definitely didn't discuss God or anything related to Him very often. It has been a challenging year for M in many ways. Some of the… Continue reading Finding God at UConn
While the University of Maryland mission team was in El Salvador, Josh and some others visited a church in the mountains on the border in Honduras. Going to Honduras was truly an amazing experience. Even though the views from the hike were breathtaking, the fellowship with other members of the Body of Christ was even… Continue reading Beauty of Fellowship in Honduras
My name is Zenny Jua, a senior at University of Maryland and soon to be RUF intern at the University of Pittsburg. Here are a few pictures from Little Hands of Hope, the children's center we worked at while in El Salvador. We played with the kids, assisted in the English lessons, and helped with… Continue reading Helping Children
The Lord blessed the Maryland team with a very successful trip to El Salvador. The students had the opportunity to help with two new church buildings, worship at a remote church in Honduras, and help children both English and the Bible. The Lord was especially faithful in providing communication skills to reach beyond the language… Continue reading Crossing Languages and Cultures
Thanks so much for your prayers for our Maryland RUF Team in El Salvador. We sensed your prayers of protection and safety as we traveled about the country and did construction projects in the heat. The average temperatures were in between 95-100 degrees during the day-time, and it took until late at night to cool… Continue reading Mission to El Salvador!