The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

July 18, 2017

Selfless or Self-Centered? What Kind of Servant Are You?

By: 
Kale Uzzle
What kind of servant are you?

The Bible uses a number of rich words to describe our relationship to God—for example, disciple, follower, child, creature—but perhaps none is as pervasive throughout the entirety of the Old and New Testaments as the word servant. 

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May 30, 2017

The Goodness of Work

By: 
Gabi Campanella
The goodness of work

I caught myself scrunching my nose. I was chatting on the phone with a friend when I told him I needed to get back to work, and he said, half jokingly, that work is a result of the Fall. 

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May 23, 2017

Your Life Doesn’t Have to Look Like Everyone Else’s

By: 
Lisa Rieck
living a faithful life

About nine months ago, at the age of 36, with the majority of my friends married and owning houses and raising kids, I moved in with a family to rent a room from them. 

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April 25, 2017

Spending Yourself Well

By: 
Mimi Troutman
Spending yourself well

Sherlock spoiler alert! 

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April 07, 2017

You Might Clean Bathrooms: The Dignity of Unsexy Work

By: 
Bridget Gee
The dignity of unsexy work

There I was, almost 25 years old, hugging a toilet bowl in the middle of the day.

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March 30, 2017

How Holiness Brings Life

By: 
Jason Gaboury
How holiness brings life

I distinctly remember one visit to a church youth event in my teens. 

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March 08, 2017

The Power of Praying the Magnificat Daily

By: 
Jason Gaboury
Magnificat, prayer

For the last five years, I’ve been a part of a religious community that prays the Magnificat—Mary’s song of praise upon finding herself pregnant with Jesus—twice a day. 

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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 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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October 27, 2016

More Than a Check Box: Reflecting God’s Multiethnicity as a Biracial Woman

By: 
Stephanie Jimenez
Being biracial

I have watched the movie Selena many, many times.

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