Who said you have to travel to experience other cultures. At Virginia Tech, we’ve got people from virtually every other country and region, studying, working and growing in the humble homely environment of Blacksburg, Va. Who would have thought! My photo story captures the essence of the annual International Street Fair, which celebrates this abundant … Continue reading
I learned a lot about other cultures when I visited Basque Country — a region of Northern Spain and Southern France that is vying for independence — in January. It wasn’t just other cultures though — it was the changing landscape of culture in general. This culture was so unique because it’s so old, yet … Continue reading
For part two of my series, I examine the loving interaction between Mexican children — some of whom are in poverty, some of whom are orphans — and some cross-cultural workers.
One of the reasons I love media is its unique ability and power to tell impactful stories. Some people like stories for their intrinsic value or their entertainment; while these are both great features, my favorite aspect of stories is their ability to relate to people’s lives and impact the way they think. I’ve started … Continue reading
As with most trips, this one flew by. Each day seemed jam packed with conversations and activities and we were always able to come together at night and worship God for what He was doing. However, on the tail end of the trip now, it seems like we just got here. In the morning, we … Continue reading
Relationships take time; nobody can dispute that. But there is something so strange, so unique about the way God works through cross-cultural relationships. I have been on cross-cultural trips before and the results have always been the same — whether it’s the people you go with or the people you meet along the way, God … Continue reading