The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

March 17, 2016

Why It’s OK to Disagree

By: 
Jen Herrmann
Why It's OK to Disagree

When I moved overseas, I joined the first church I found. It was different from churches I was used to, but the gospel at all was a comfort at a time when I was grasping for any constants.

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March 11, 2016

Breaking Out of the Spiritual Gifts Straitjacket

By: 
Drew Larson
Breaking out of the spiritual gifts straitjacket

My friend Jennifer leaned over my cubicle wall.

“You know when my whole life changed?” she said to me. “When I realized I didn’t have to just bake cookies all the time.”

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January 17, 2016

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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December 23, 2015

Hope for a Broken World

By: 
Timothy Holmes
Jesus, hope, Christmas

People are in distress. 

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October 20, 2015

No Job Is a Calling (and 4 Reasons That’s Good News)

By: 
Drew Larson
Work, calling, and jobs

Few things in life are as frustrating as a terrible job.

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October 02, 2015

Blessed Are Those Persecuted Because of Righteousness

By: 
Timothy Holmes
The Beatitudes

“Why do good things happen to bad people?” she asked. “That is the biggest question that I struggle with.”

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September 23, 2015

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

By: 
Steven Grahmann
The Beatitudes

In my twenties, I liked a good argument. And I loved to win. 

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September 16, 2015

Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

By: 
Katie Ziegler
The Beatitudes

It used to be that people named their children based on what the name meant. 

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September 08, 2015

Blessed Are the Merciful

By: 
Rachel Gregg
The Beatitudes

“Do you think they know it’s a duplex?”

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September 01, 2015

Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

By: 
Andrew McCarty
The Beatitudes

“WAAAAA!” When I heard this sound a half dozen times a day I undoubtedly could look down to find my 18-month-old son, Josiah, jabbing his right index finger into the palm of his left hand. 

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