Hundreds of Baylor students each year use spring break not for rest and relaxation, but to serve, heading out all over the country on mission trips. For some BU students this spring, that service meant simply staying in Waco, as dozens of volunteers from Baylor’s Habitat for Humanity chapter and a local church worked to put up a home in town last week.
While Baylor’s Habitat chapter is the oldest university chapter in the country, nearing its 25th birthday, this marked the first Spring Break Build here in Waco. Throughout the year, the Baylor chapter’s 85 members help at build sites around town; for this project, they worked with youth from First Baptist Woodway to get the project done. Why would so many young people give up their spring break for such a purpose? Let’s hear from them:
Sic ’em, Baylor Habitat!