The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

February 10, 2016

10 Reasons Why Lent Is the Best Time of the Year

By: 
Hilary K. Davis
The goodness of Lent

Today, millions of Christians gathered in churches around the world to get on their knees and have their forehead marked with an ashy cross as they heard either the words, “Repent, and believe the gospel!” or “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” 

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February 04, 2016

Why I’m Not Selling Jesus

By: 
Willie Krischke
evangelism

I am not a good salesman. If I had to make a living selling things to people, I would probably starve.

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January 29, 2016

New Year, Same Old You?

By: 
Alex Ly
confession, spiritual disciplines

“I pray, read my Bible, serve, and go to Bible study. So why do I still struggle with sin?”

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January 17, 2016

Following Jesus into Reconciliation

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Martin Luther King Jr., Jesus, and reconciliation

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was, without a doubt, a great leader.

But he was a great follower first.

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January 11, 2016

What Growing Up in Saudi Arabia Taught Me About Muslims

By: 
Paula Frances Price
Loving Muslims

I was in sixth grade and living in Saudi Arabia when terrorists bombed the Al Khobar Tower there. 

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December 31, 2015

After the Angel

By: 
Lisa Rieck
obedience, faith

A prayer for the post-Urbana new year.

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December 23, 2015

Hope for a Broken World

By: 
Timothy Holmes
Jesus, hope, Christmas

People are in distress. 

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December 17, 2015

What Happens When Culture, Faith, and Vocation Collide?

By: 
Anonymous
vocation, ethnicity, family

I can’t tell you how many years I’ve waited to have the conversation.

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December 10, 2015

Why the Incarnation Is the Answer to Isolation

By: 
Drew Larson
The Incarnation and isolation

Leave it to G. K. Chesterton to write an essay called “In Defence of Baby Worship.”

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December 04, 2015

Communication from God

By: 
Amy Hauptman
God's love

The temple gate was called “Beautiful.” He was called “beggar.”

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