International Fellowship of Evangelical Students

where we work

'Change the university and you change the world.' Charles Habib Malik
Former President of the UN General Assembly
Pascal Lectures, 1981

Today's students are tomorrow's world leaders. Yet universities, although they are centres of thought, leadership and innovation, on the whole fail to engage with foundational Christian truths. As a result, students are being sent into the world unprepared to be the leaders of integrity that the world so desperately needs.

IFES' primary calling is to enter the university, to reach students at this crucial time when they are open to new ideas and are being formed by prevailing philosophies and theories. In some countries, IFES also works with high school students and in tertiary institutions such as technical schools.

Currently, there is an IFES presence in 154 countries around the world.

Students are at the centre of our vision.

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Our achievements to date have been made possible, under God, through the support of people like you. Your help enables us to continue to move this inspiring vision forward.

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Recent articles

entrusted with the gospel

'Transform Australia and the world through radical, joyful, self-sacrificial living for the glory of Christ.' This is the long-term prayer of the students and staff of AFES (the IFES movement in Australia) who took part in this year's annual National Training Event (NTE) in early December. Transformation happens as…

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answering the call

'Sharing the gospel is the calling of all Christians. I knew this was what God was asking me to do but I just did not know how to respond.' This was Chris's reaction after he became a Christian at an evangelistic camp organised by SCF (the IFES student movement in…

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staff serving students

IFES staff and volunteers are a vital part of student ministry. UCU Colombia, who recently celebrated their 40th anniversary, knows how crucial good staff are in the development of strong student groups. Grace Morillo, General Secretary of UCU, comments on the strategic effect of national staff on the Colombian movement:…

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ready to witness

There is a saying that when Nigeria sneezes, the whole of Africa catches a cold. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, plays a very important role in the affairs of the continent. NIFES, the IFES movement in Nigeria, also has a strategic ministry both within and beyond the country's…

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shining lights

'One of the characteristics of Perkantas (the IFES student movement in Indonesia) is our holistic approach to mission,' writes Victor, an Indonesian student. 'We believe that mission must not only proclaim the gospel verbally, but also demonstrate it through social engagement. This is very important in Indonesia, where poverty, corruption…

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Daniel Bourdanné


Daniel Bourdanné

General Secretary

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United Kingdom

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