June 01, 2016

3 Tips for Keeping Friendships Strong After College

Lauren McDonough
Keeping friendships strong after college

I remember the day I met Caroline.

May 19, 2016

How to Love God (and Others) with Your Mind

Izabella Lee
Loving God with your mind

In college, I spent countless hours studying: polishing essays, working through complex derivations, learning new vocabulary. In the busyness, I was often drawn back to the greatest commandment: “Honor the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.” 


Tom Lin Named InterVarsity President

May 16, 2016

For Immediate Release

(Madison, WI) --- InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA announces that Tom Lin has been selected by the InterVarsity Board of Trustees to become the next president of the campus ministry. He will start on August 10.

Tom has been vice president and director of missions for InterVarsity since February 2011, and also director of Urbana 12 and Urbana 15, InterVarsity’s triennial student missions conference. He succeeds Jim Lundgren, who has served as InterVarsity’s interim president for the past year.

Dreaming of Growth for Campus Ministry

Gordon Govier
May 10, 2016

Andy Wong remembers his first InterVarsity Chapter Camp. He was part of a newly affiliated Asian American chapter at the University of Texas at Austin.

And it was at Chapter Camp that for the first time, he had a sense of being Christian on campus as part of a national movement. “It was kind of eye-opening,” he said.  And, also for the first time, he received leadership training. “I walked away from that experience feeling equipped to lead a small group, and it felt good.”

From that point on, he was involved in a fellowship with a sense of purpose. “That challenged us to consider what being a missional presence looked like,” he said. “It changed the course of some of the things we were engaged with.”

May 04, 2016

Praying Audacious Prayers

Lisa Rieck

I’m trying to pray audacious prayers.


Nursing Journal Recognized for Excellence

May 2, 2016

For Immediate Release

(Madison, WI) -- The Journal of Christian Nursing (JCN), published by InterVarsity’s Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF) in partnership with Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, received recognition in four categories in the 2016 awards competition of the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE).

Choosing the Path that God Leads

Gordon Govier
April 25, 2016

The Chicago Public Schools’ February decision to make computer science a graduation requirement is a victory for a group of visionary teachers that includes University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) professor and InterVarsity alumnus Dale Reed. Dale has a history of helping to launch new initiatives. He helped start one of InterVarsity’s first Graduate & Faculty Ministries chapters at Northwestern University.

After growing up in a missionary family in Ecuador, and getting an undergraduate degree, Dale arrived at Northwestern in 1985 ready to begin graduate studies and find fellowship with other Christian students. InterVarsity was the second campus ministry he tried, and InterVarsity’s undergrad group was still not the best fit.

April 14, 2016

How to Start Reading the Bible Daily

Drew Larson
How to read your Bible daily

There is a world of difference between knowing that we should do something and actually doing it, isn’t there?


Jeff Crosby Named IVP Publisher

April 11, 2016

 (Madison, WI) -- InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (IVCF) has announced that Jeff Crosby, the current associate publisher and director of sales and marketing for InterVarsity Press, will succeed Bob Fryling as publisher for IVP and vice president for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA starting July 1, 2016. Fryling will retire in June after nineteen years of leading IVP.

Jim Lundgren, interim president for InterVarsity, led the search process for a publisher. He said, “In announcing Jeff’s appointment, I am filled with thankfulness for the leadership Bob Fryling has given since July of 1997. The strength of InterVarsity Press today is in large part due to Bob and to the leadership team he has assembled. Jeff will be building on a solid foundation."

Fryling and Crosby have worked alongside each other at IVP for nearly two decades, with Fryling becoming the publisher in 1997 and Crosby becoming the director of sales and marketing in 1998.

Anticipating God’s Miracles on Campus

April 6, 2016

Julie Longacre was the only Marietta College InterVarsity student to attend Urbana 93, InterVarsity's triennial student missions conference. She thought that God might be calling her to ministry overseas but she was hesitant. That is, until she introduced herself to the women in her small group at Urbana, and discovered that every one of them was from the same country she had been praying about in East Asia.

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