The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

February 09, 2015

Why Observe Lent?

By: 
Matt Meyer
Why observe Lent?

Next week Lent begins!

“That’s great,” you may be saying, “but what exactly is Lent?”

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February 05, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

By: 
Lisa Rieck
The Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

I wanted to be the nicest person in the world.

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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 29, 2015

How to Be Healthy: From “Should” to “Shalom”

By: 
Adam Jeske
How to be healthy

In fourth grade, I read a book called something like The Junk Food Encyclopedia. And I enjoyed it. I even stopped eating Cheetos (at least for a while).

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January 28, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Patience

By: 
Jessica Fick
The fruit of the Spirit: patience

Years ago I heard a preacher say these words: “Patience is a virtue, and a virtue can’t hurt you.” 

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January 27, 2015

The Poverty of Economic Privilege

By: 
Wesley Chow
Global Urban Trek

I am insecure about biscuits. You know—those little, crumbly, sweet cookies British people eat with tea. 

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January 23, 2015

The Triune God

By: 
Jonathan Rice
Basics of Christian Faith: The Trinity

What is Christian doctrine? 

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January 21, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

By: 
Lisa Liou
Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

When I first began leading and sharing in ministry responsibilities, I was full of vision and optimism. 

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January 20, 2015

Can the Fruit of the Spirit Change the World?

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Fruit of the Spirit

We love to recite them (especially to others, in a sing-songy voice).

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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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