The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

May 04, 2016

Praying Audacious Prayers

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Prayer

I’m trying to pray audacious prayers.

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March 17, 2016

Why It’s OK to Disagree

By: 
Jen Herrmann
Why It's OK to Disagree

When I moved overseas, I joined the first church I found. It was different from churches I was used to, but the gospel at all was a comfort at a time when I was grasping for any constants.

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March 11, 2016

Breaking Out of the Spiritual Gifts Straitjacket

By: 
Drew Larson
Breaking out of the spiritual gifts straitjacket

My friend Jennifer leaned over my cubicle wall.

“You know when my whole life changed?” she said to me. “When I realized I didn’t have to just bake cookies all the time.”

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March 01, 2016

A How-to Survival Guide for Election Season

By: 
Matt Meyer
Survival guide for election season

It’s here, and unless you plan on spending the next nine months hiding under a rock (which might seem like a tempting option at times), there is no escaping it.

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February 25, 2016

3 Tips for Finding Community

By: 
Julia Powers
Finding community

Finding community can be just as arduous a journey as finding Nemo.

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February 13, 2016

The One Dating Question You’re Not Asking—but Should Be

By: 
Drew Larson
Dating, relationships

“I mean, I met him at church. Why doesn’t he seem to care that much about spiritual things?”

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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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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 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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