Immersion Blog

Stories from the mission field of hope, love, and the life-changing impact of cross-cultural relationships rooted in Christ.

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My New 8pm Bedtime

I am living with two Palestinian grandmas who go to sleep at 8pm. Who knew I would be going from Senior year to the Senior life?

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Snuggled Up In Their Bed

Though they live in a land with a wall that blocks them from the rest of the world, there are no walls in their hearts, there are no walls toward me.

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My Stolen Heart

Each day Haiti felt more and more like home, like this is where I belonged.

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Much More Than That

Haiti is a lot different from the U.S., yet it's not. They want to love and be loved, they want to cry and laugh until they cry, they want to be understood.

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Crazy, Beautiful, Love

Giving your heart away is paralyzing, especially when your past contains a lot of hurt, but I promise you that burying your heart to keep it safe only suffocates it.

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Spaghetti in My Backpack

I stared at her blankly. Why was she giving this to me? It’s 6am and I’m on the back of a moto taxi—what in the world am I supposed to do with this?

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What Am I Doing Here?

I don't have those answers. But I am choosing to immerse, challenge myself to put myself second, and to be vulnerable and uncomfortable for the sake of others.

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Welcome to Africa

I am encouraged to know, and be reminded, that the God of the universe cares about these little moments.

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Costa Rica IMMERSION Through the Lens

Experience the Costa Rica IMMERSION program through the eyes of two talented photographers.

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Greetings from New York!

In New York, we have just begun to scratch the surface of what our IMMERSION journey will entail.

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