The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

April 24, 2015

What My Chronic Illness Has Taught Me

By: 
Joel McReynolds
chronic illness

For several years I’ve been sick with what is best described as a chronic illness. I don’t need to go into the details; suffice it to say that it can be debilitating at times. 

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April 21, 2015

Learning to Face Rejection

By: 
Katie Ziegler
Learning to face rejection

My longest adult relationship before marriage lasted about a year. But it limped along for six months too long.

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April 14, 2015

11 Basic Cross-Cultural Skills You Need

By: 
Adam Jeske
cross-cultural skills

So you’re heading off to Romania/Burundi/Ecuador for a mission trip/study abroad/backpacking adventure. 

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April 08, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

By: 
Willie Krischke
The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

What is peace? We often define it in terms of what it isn’t—as in, it’s the absence of conflict or distraction or anything that makes us feel uncomfortable or disturbed. 

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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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