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Freshman Cheri Stutzman and her family lived in Thailand and served in that community for 15 years before she came to Taylor.

Questions missionary kids want to ignore

Taking a different approach to the conversationBy Cheri Stutzman | Contributor Fast food. Long road trips. A different church every Sunday. Amongst the joys of seeing family again, a missionary kid (MK)’s return to the U.S. on furlough is fraught with culture shock, visiting supporting churches and questions they don’t know how to […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(L to R): Sophomore Nina Siems,  freshman Noah Jurgensen and sophomore Natalie Nohr spent last spring break at an orphanage in Russia. Jurgensen has visited Russia over 25 times in his life.

Long story short

MKs share experiences from abroadBy Hope Bolinger | Echo Recounting the events of a weeklong vacation takes a great deal of effort. Students who take Lighthouse trips during J-term still mull over details during chapel two months later. If someone struggles to summarize a journey that takes less than four […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Rachel Smith, professor of art at Taylor, lived in Mexico, Sudan and Pakistan during her childhood and college years. (Photo provided by Rachel Smith)

(Abroad)er vision

Professors and faculty members share stories about growing up and living overseasBy Hope Bolinger | Echo  Packing time. Airlines may only allow 50 lbs. for checked luggage, but these passengers carry more baggage in their eyelids than they do in their hands. Under drooping eyelashes, they lug conflict and international tensions. […]

by · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features, Uncategorized