The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

March 31, 2015

Why We Don’t Have to Fear Repentance

By: 
Amy Hauptman
repentance

I really, really did not like the word repentance.

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March 26, 2015

Peace in the Changing

By: 
LaShawn M. Wanak
Peace in the change

In 2014, life for me exploded.

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March 20, 2015

Why I (Try to) Follow God’s Commands

By: 
Adam Jeske
The goodness of God's rules

My way or the highway.

Look out for Number One.

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March 18, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

By: 
Jessica Fick
Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

When you picture strength, what comes to mind? 

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March 13, 2015

Joy in the Midst of Sorrow

By: 
Linson Daniel
Joy in the midst of sorrow

I remember sitting next to the bed of one of my mentors and holding her hand as she was dying of cancer. 

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March 04, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

By: 
Steve Tamayo
The Fruit of the Spirit: Self-Control

“My stupid mouth has got me in trouble. I said too much again.” 

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February 25, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

By: 
Julia Powers
Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

“I’m good.” “It’s all good.” “Good news!” The word good is our default for anything vaguely positive. But what do we mean when we talk about goodness? 

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February 20, 2015

Ofygft: The Secret to Healthy Dating

By: 
Drew Larson
The secret to healthy dating

I would estimate that a full 90 percent of the 3 percent of the Internet that isn’t illegal movie downloads is dating advice.

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February 18, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Love

By: 
Jessica Fick
Fruit of the Spirit: Love

Eyeing the sugary variety before me, I would survey all the confections in the glass cases. Lush caramels speckled with almonds. Sugar-coated pastel dots of licorice. 

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February 13, 2015

Confessions of an Almost-Married Woman

By: 
Amber Nelson
Singleness and marriage

During my first year in college, my friend Suzanne and I used to sit in her room and encourage ourselves with Paul’s words on singleness (oddly, from the King James): “Art thou free of a husband? Seek not a husband!” 

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