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Staff Highlight: Phil Foell

We are blessed with an amazing staff team at IFI in Columbus! Each month we shine the spotlight on one of the IFI team members, so you can meet them up close and personal. There are so many staff who work tirelessly to reach out to internationals and support the efforts of staff and volunteers.  […]

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Staff Highlight: Julie Wu

We are blessed with an amazing staff team at IFI in Columbus! Each month we shine the spotlight on one of the IFI team members, so you can meet them up close and personal. There are so many staff who work tirelessly behind the scenes to help IFI staff and volunteers be prepared to serve. […]

Pray, Serve, Give! (July 2021)

PRAY Join IFI for a Prayer Walk around OSU on Thursday, July 15th from 11am-1pm. Contact Leila at: for more info. Pray for students to get their visas and airline flights to study in the US this August Pray for safety and for good conversations as IFI staff and international students participate in outdoor […]

IFI Training Prepares Intern to Share the Gospel in China (June 2021)

We have received exciting updates from a returned international student, Tina, who completed IFI’s discipleship program: International Students as Equipped and Empowered Disciples (iSEED).   She returned to a region in China where several ethnic minorities live.  Since her return she has been teaching English to high school and college students.  Thanks to the training Tina […]

Open Home

“Be do-ers of the Word, and not hearers only.”  James 1:22 Erin Hays had been praying for their family to have an opportunity to meet internationals. So when she and Andrew first heard about IFI at church they knew they were supposed to get involved. Any of us would likely have many questions when deciding […]

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Staff Highlight: Tish Krajnak

There are so many staff who work tirelessly behind the scenes to help ministry happen.  One of them is Tish Krajnak.   She has been serving as the Mobilization Administrative Assistant for the IFI Columbus team since 2017.  She describes her role as “a jack of all trades”, helping wherever she’s needed most.  Before joining the […]