Entries by Luisa Pasquale

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Europe needs to know Jesus!

GBU Italy students revived by the IFES Europe evangelism conference Priscilla was one of 1,700 students. She had come with her friends from GBU Italy to join students from 47 other countries. This was IFES Europe’s student evangelism conference, Presence, held at Easter 2017. Almost two years on, we asked her to reflect on the long-term impact of […]

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Slovenia Mission Trip

Every year in Slovenia, ZVEŠ the local GBU/IFES movement organises a festival in memory of Primož Trubar, a very important cultural figure for Slovenia. This is because after his conversion to the evangelical faith, actually during the Reformation years, he wrote the first books in the Slovene language. This year the Italian GBU sent a […]

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Complete Joy

The day of the GBU Student Gathering (“Festa GBU”) had arrived. The preparations to bring along the whole family and the expectations of having my husband and children enjoy the special atmosphere of the “Festa” with GBU groups from all over Italy fell through at the last minute. I found myself alone and having to […]

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Bible on Display

From 27 until 29 March 2018 the “Bible on Display” event took place at the Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro. The exhibition was carried out in the Department of Medicine and General Surgery, offering an overview of the Bible, its contents, reliabilty of the text from a historical/scientific point of view, the invaluable message of […]

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Is it worth it?

Throughout the 11 years that I have been working with the GBU, many times I have asked myself why I do what I am doing and if it really is worth it… In other words, does it make sense to strive for the proclamation of the gospel in universities? There are so many important ministries […]

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From Marsala to Siena… and back!

We have the great pleasure of introducing Domenico, a student who has decided to undertake our staff training program. The pleasure is even greater because he represents an opportunity we have prayed about for many years: a member of staff in Sicily! We have had, and still have, GBU groups in Sicily, but we have […]