The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

September 04, 2014

The Secret to Connecting to People Different from Us

By: 
Andy Kim
Connecting to People Different from Us

Old friends. Mom’s home cooking. Your favorite pair of jeans. There’s something undeniably comforting about the familiar.

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January 27, 2014

“They” Are All the Same

By: 
Christena Cleveland
cross-cultural interactions and perceptions

I attended one of those fancy-schmancy New England boarding schools that seem to only exist in movies. 

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December 29, 2013

Worship That Pleases God

By: 
Andy Kim
Urbana 12 worship

Growing up as a youth group kid, I always craved the “Worship Tinglies.”

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December 12, 2013

The Importance of Understanding Your Latino Identity

By: 
Noemi Vega
Latina students

Did you know that Jesus entered the world in the flesh, into a particular context and a particular people

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October 28, 2013

Culturally Appropriate Halloween Costumes

By: 
Katelin Hansen
racist Halloween costumes

Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year. 

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October 16, 2013

Asian American Leaders Offer a Challenge to the Church

By: 
Kathryn Brill

On October 13, key Asian American leaders in the Christian community published “An Open Letter from the Asian American Community to the Evangelical Church.”

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October 14, 2013

My Great-Great-Grandmother Was a Cherokee Princess

By: 
Megan Murdock Krischke
Native students

In your family stories, are there hints or mentions of a Native family member? 

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October 03, 2013

Growing in the Work of Racial Reconciliation

By: 
Chris Owens
"I Have a Dream" display

What does it take to become a “community of reconciliation” on campus? 

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September 26, 2013

The Goodness of Failure in Racial Reconciliation

By: 
Lisa Liou
failing in racial reconciliation

Have you ever attempted something that would certainly result in failure?

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August 28, 2013

50 Years and Still Dreaming

By: 
Charlene Brown
March on Washington

“I have a dream.”

These were the words uttered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago today during the March on Washington. 

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