Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

by Katie Y. Coming out to SMI, I didn’t know what to expect AND I am a last-minute packer! So here are some insights that I thought would be helpful for future SMI-ers! I didn’t realize I would be spending as much time in scrubs. Scrubs were worn on outreaches in the...
Jesus the Great Physician

Jesus the Great Physician

by Caleb H. In high school, I had the opportunity to evangelize to a lot of good people. People who were kind, compassionate, and made few mistakes. However, nearly none of them were receptive to the gospel. I was surprised by this since in my mind they seemed pretty...
The Power of the Gospel

The Power of the Gospel

by James J. Hey everyone! My name is Ashley and I am in nursing school in Birmingham! Coming into SMI, I had no idea what to expect. Being from out of town, I assumed everyone would already know each other and I would be the outsider. I assumed Kensington would be a...
Listening to the Whole Story

Listening to the Whole Story

by Yeju K. SMI was the first time I had ever done my laundry at a laundromat. I have to say, it’s kind of a vibe, you know?—sharing Bible stories as we wait for our clothes to dry and spending quarters on the claw machine. I love that our team is so willing to not...
Seeing God at Work

Seeing God at Work

by Isaac L. Howdy folks! This is Isaac reporting from SMI 2023 and the first week of SMI has finally come to an end! This week may have been one of the longest weeks of my life! No exaggeration. The program started off with lots of seminars from many medical and...
Renewed Connection to Jesus

Renewed Connection to Jesus

by Caroline E. My biggest takeaway from SMI has been relearning the power of prayer. I grew up in a Christian household so I have always been surrounded by prayer. However, in recent years, I feel that I fell into a rhythm of bowing my head just to pray and not to...