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ISEED Discipleship Program

The ISEED Discipleship Program is a 10-12 month hands-on discipleship experience that prepares Christian international students to share God’s love globally.

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International Students as Equipped and Empowered Disciples

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My journey – Maribel Santoyo A.

By |September 13th, 2021|

My name is Maribel Santoyo, and I come from Colombia. My experience in the USA started a few years ago when I decided to come here to advance in my professional career. I recently graduated with a master's degree in international and comparative politics from Wright State University. I am currently working with IFI in the training department, and I am also part of the ISEED program. I could not be more happy and grateful [...]

Learning to swim – The motivation to take the ISEED training

By |September 13th, 2021|

Imagine the following situation: You are walking by a lake, when suddenly an airplane has fallen into the water. You and your friend are the only people in that place who can help. What would you do? Would you throw yourself into the water to help get people off the plane? Would you call for help? Well, I imagine you felt distressed by this situation. But I can tell you that I experienced this situation [...]

Even when it doesn’t make sense

By |April 12th, 2021|

The year 2020 was a year filled with so much uncertainty and questions than answers, the world evolved without our permission, or pre-informing human kind. The world was unified by the fear of a pandemic. I Felt like I needed a refund of 2020 cause I barely had all the months to myself, but, wait! I still found purpose, I still felt his leading hands even in the middle of a pandemic,  molding and shaping [...]

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Past Employers and Hosts

“I knew we were going to be friends. I knew this was going to be impactful. I didn’t know at the time how impactful it was going to be for me. And it truly was.”

Stephanie, Host (Columbus OH)

“I am really impressed with the IFI program. I am so open to the Lord’s leading to working with additional international students.”

Jeffery, Employer (Dignity Recovery Services, LLC)

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