The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

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 13, 2017

Jesus Is Not American

By: 
Timothy Holmes
Jesus is not American

What does it mean to be American?

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January 16, 2017

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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November 30, 2016

Is the Kingdom Coming?

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Advent, the kingdom of God

This is the question I’ve been asking over and over again for the past year or so. 

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November 03, 2016

No, Canada: Why Christians Stay Put When Politics Fail

By: 
Drew Larson
Why Christians stay put when politics and elections fail

Oh, elections. They do bring out our rhetorical best, don’t they? Surely you’ve heard (or maybe thought) this recently: “Well, if Candidate X wins this election, I’m moving to Canada!” 

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July 03, 2015

The Freedom of Grace

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Confession, repentance, freedom, grace

I know—nobody enjoys confessing their sins. But I tend to think it’s even worse for perfectionists like me. 

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February 16, 2015

Why History Matters

By: 
Katie Ziegler

Our first president, George Washington, was born on February 22. Abraham Lincoln, another iconic president, was also born mid-February.

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February 03, 2015

Cross-Ethnic Advocacy & Racial Progress in America

By: 
Steve Tamayo
Cross-Ethnic Advocacy & Racial Progress in America

I had a significant encounter with the police on a college campus several years ago. It challenged the way I view race, power, and the importance of being present.

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January 19, 2015

Speaking of Racial Reconciliation

By: 
Wes Foster
Martin Luther King Jr.

Faithful minister, brave prophet, unshakeable activist—Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a national hero. 

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January 01, 2015

The Dirty Hands of Jesus

By: 
Cia Mathew
The dirty hands of Jesus

Once every couple of months, a group of volunteers crowds into the slim, cement walkways between the houses of the Bangkok slums. 

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