The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

June 06, 2014

Jesus Didn’t Just Say to “Like” Our Neighbors

By: 
Julia Powers
Jesus Didn’t Just Say to “Like” Our Neighbors

Maybe you’ve “liked” one of InterVarsity’s prayer requests on Facebook, or one of International Justice Mission’s remarkable announcements about rescuing young women from slavery. 

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February 02, 2014

Downton Abbey, the Super Bowl, the Real World, and Me

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Highclere Castle of Downton Abbey

I admit it: Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes has me totally hooked. Here’s how I know. 

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January 20, 2014

Why We Can Hope for True Racial Reconciliation

By: 
Drew Jackson
Martin Luther King Jr., the gospel, and racial reconciliation

Reconciliation and new creation sit at the heart of the gospel.

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December 06, 2013

We Admire Mandela. But Not Enough.

By: 
Adam Jeske
Nelson Mandela

Barack Obama. Tony Blair. BBC. Fox. Bono. And most of my Facebook friends, both from the years I lived in South Africa and now back in the U.S.

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October 17, 2013

Josh Garrels Interview: Faith, Art, and Suffering

By: 
Adam Jeske
Josh Garrels and Price of Life

Josh Garrels speaks like he sings. What comes out of his mouth is lyrical, thoughtful, worthwhile.

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September 12, 2013

How InterVarsity Is Adding to Slum Populations

By: 
Scott Bessenecker
Klong Toey, Bangkok

The cover story for the September 2013 issue of Christianity Today introduces us to missionaries like InterVarsity alumna Michelle Kao. 

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August 07, 2013

50 Years Later, We Still Need to Dream

By: 
Lisa Rieck

August 28 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. At 34, Dr. King was not much older than I am now when he stood before the crowd of 250,000 people gathered on the National Mall.

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July 24, 2013

Summer of Justice: More Recommended Reading

By: 
Katelin Hansen

At Urbana 12, we heard about what God is doing to proclaim good news to the poor, freedom to the captives, sight to the blind, and freedom to the oppressed (Luke 4:18). But now, over six months out, that excitement and passion may have given way to the humdrum of the day-to-day grind. 

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