Philip Linkous describes his experience at Christian Campus Fellowship while a student at Georgia Tech as “coming back to Jesus, growing in my faith and wanting to give back.” The mechanical engineering graduate was recruited to serve with Globalscope’s campus ministry in Santiago, Chile, and joined the team in 2010.
What do you do when you put together 50 “Welcome back to El Oasis” kits for the students in your ministry, but hardly anyone signs up to get one?
Mission trips with her family and church helped develop Lauren Egleston’s interest in missions from an early age, and her involvement with The Table campus ministry during college has prepared her to serve with the El Oasis campus ministry in Santiago, Chile.
Allison previously served as an exchange intern with this ministry in Santiago and now she can’t wait to go back long-term to use her degree in Spanish and enjoy the relational, open and welcoming culture of Chile. She also hopes to share her love of rock-climbing with students and draw them into the El Oasis Christian community.
The end-of-year banquet at the Globalscope El Oasis campus ministry in Santiago, Chile, honored 20 graduates from the ministry, but also included a send-off for the team that will plant a new El Oasis community in 2020.
The El Oasis campus ministry team in Santiago, Chile, celebrated three baptisms this semester, and each was an event that caused far-reaching ripples in the faith community, into the students’ families and beyond.
More than 115 university students from Globalscope’s two South American campus ministries were recently united by their love of Christian community at the El Oasis retreat in the coastal town of El Tabo, Chile.