Ukraine crisis affects upcoming ISP Team trips

The Ukraine crisis has affected individuals worldwide. California Baptist University students are not exempt from these concerns, and CBU’s International Service Project (ISP) teams are experiencing the effects of the constant danger posed by the Russian invasion in a more personal way than a majority of the student body. The Mobilization Office, a division within […]

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ISP meets remotely despite canceled trips

California Baptist University officially canceled all International Service Project (ISP) travel for this summer March 17 in response to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but teams are still meeting remotely to encourage one another and connect, sometimes even with the field workers and students they were set to meet overseas. Each year, CBU works […]

Hayden Schujak | Banner | Trevor Baker Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Major Rappels off of Sphinx Rock on the edge of Highway 18

Traveling draws students closer to God’s creation

Travel is often on the hearts of young adults, driving within them a deep desire to see God’s creation. Traveling and seeing the world God created is a great way to appreciate the diversity of creation. Adriana Herrera, senior psychology and sociology major, has traveled to places both within the United States and abroad. These […]

Kengkue Her| Banner | Matthew Alexander, senior biology pre-medicine major, donates plasma to help raise money for ISP volunteers. This is Matthews fourth time donating for during the annual California Baptist University blood drive.

Students raise funds through blood drive for service projects

As so many California Baptist University students have been accepted into International Service Projects, these worldwide service trips are in need of major funding. The CBU Mobilization website features a quote from Billy Graham: “The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian ser- vice. The greatest form of praise is the sound […]

Spiritual Life restructures ISP

Mobilization adapts service opportunities, includes all student body. Since last school year, changes have occurred such as new buildings, new Chapel times and new housing and lastly, a change made to Spiritual Life, specifically Mobilization. In the past year, 36 International Service Projects were offered and students traveled to multiple continents. This year, ISP will serve as the umbrella […]

ISP participants use arts to raise funds

Students currently participating in the International Service Project are encouraged to use creative endeavors every year to raise money for the three-week program. The Office of Spiritual Life at California Baptist University hosts the International Service Projects, giving students the opportunity to serve in other countries and learn about the culture. Guadalupe Buitron, senior psychology […]

Applicants seek to serve through MOB

The Mobilization Office at California Baptist University has chosen the theme “Seek” for 2016 International Service Projects and United States Projects. These projects send students and leaders around the globe to serve by bringing different talents and abilities, along with the hope of the  gospel. The Mobilization Office staff chose the theme “Seek” to focus […]