The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

March 02, 2015

Why Missions Matters

By: 
Matt Meyer
Why missions matters

I used to think missions was a thing for super-Christians. 

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February 27, 2015

Persevering in Reconciliation in the Face of Racism

By: 
Steve Tamayo
Persevering in Reconciliation

I want to tell you about one of my most painful experiences with racism.

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February 25, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

By: 
Julia Powers
Fruit of the Spirit: Goodness

“I’m good.” “It’s all good.” “Good news!” The word good is our default for anything vaguely positive. But what do we mean when we talk about goodness? 

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February 23, 2015

Does God Care About Diversity?

By: 
Wes Foster
Does God care about diversity?

Imagine that God created the whole world like my hometown: Orlando, Florida. What would that be like?

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February 20, 2015

Ofygft: The Secret to Healthy Dating

By: 
Drew Larson
The secret to healthy dating

I would estimate that a full 90 percent of the 3 percent of the Internet that isn’t illegal movie downloads is dating advice.

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February 18, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Love

By: 
Jessica Fick
Fruit of the Spirit: Love

Eyeing the sugary variety before me, I would survey all the confections in the glass cases. Lush caramels speckled with almonds. Sugar-coated pastel dots of licorice. 

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February 16, 2015

Why History Matters

By: 
Katie Ziegler

Our first president, George Washington, was born on February 22. Abraham Lincoln, another iconic president, was also born mid-February.

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February 13, 2015

Confessions of an Almost-Married Woman

By: 
Amber Nelson
Singleness and marriage

During my first year in college, my friend Suzanne and I used to sit in her room and encourage ourselves with Paul’s words on singleness (oddly, from the King James): “Art thou free of a husband? Seek not a husband!” 

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February 11, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

By: 
Jen Herrmann
The Fruit of the Spirit: Gentleness

A few years ago, when I was preparing to lead a Bible study on the fruit of the Spirit, I started by going through each one to try to recall what I had learned or read about it before.

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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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