The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

April 14, 2017

Jesus Is Not Just Your BFF

By: 
Paula Frances Price
Jesus is not your BFF

I am a best friend gal. I love my best friends—my tribe of women! 

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April 11, 2017

The Goodness of Holy Week: Good Friday in John’s Gospel

By: 
Jason Gaboury
Holy Week and Good Friday

Why is Good Friday, well . . . good? 

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April 07, 2017

You Might Clean Bathrooms: The Dignity of Unsexy Work

By: 
Bridget Gee
The dignity of unsexy work

There I was, almost 25 years old, hugging a toilet bowl in the middle of the day.

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April 03, 2017

Jesus Is Not an Accessory

By: 
Drew Larson
Jesus is not your accessory

What’s the difference between a haircut and an amputation?

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March 30, 2017

How Holiness Brings Life

By: 
Jason Gaboury
How holiness brings life

I distinctly remember one visit to a church youth event in my teens. 

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March 27, 2017

Jesus Is Not Your Security Blanket

By: 
Paula Frances Price
Jesus is not your security blanket

As I sat down with a student I was discipling, she boldly said, “It’s okay; I don’t need to worry about my job, because God knows the plans he has for me, and they’re for me to prosper and what not.”

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March 23, 2017

Learning to Live Simply from People Who Have To

By: 
Adam Jeske
living simply

Simplicity and minimalism are buzzwords that come and go, attracting a lot of attention and then fading away again.

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March 20, 2017

Jesus Is Not Your Trophy

By: 
Christopher K. Lee
Jesus is not your trophy

A Pharisee and a tax collector walk into the temple.

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March 15, 2017

The Beauty of Embodiment: How Physical Practices Point Us to Spiritual Truth

By: 
Lauren McDonough
Lent, embodiment, spiritual disciplines

My fascination with Lent began with a half-hearted fast when I was a freshman in college.

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March 13, 2017

Jesus Is Not American

By: 
Timothy Holmes
Jesus is not American

What does it mean to be American?

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