To Jesus the shepherd, we have names. When he calls to us, he calls with a voice whose clearest frequencies are friendship and intimacy, and whose resonance is so full of goodness that when we hear it, we want to follow.
When Abby enrolled at Hope College, the idea of planting a Greek ministry on campus was the furthest thing from her mind. But because of one conversation, God used Abby to do something extraordinary and start a new Greek chapter at her school.
Antonio was a nominal Chrisitan going through a particularly tough time during the spring of 2020. His therapist, seeing the need for Antionio to have community, recommended he connect with InterVarsity.
June 30, 2023
By Emily Baez, Hannah Keziah Agustin, Ashlye Elizondo Vanderworp and Drew Larson
Loneliness is a remarkably durable, stubbornly persistent feature of life, no matter what kind of community we do or don’t have. In this isolated and anxious age, we need to have properly calibrated expectations for what community can — and can’t — do for loneliness.
But the phenomenon of highway hypnosis reveals that there are many, many ways in which you are not the boss. You are so not the boss of you, in fact, that your conscious mind can take a full daydream holiday while you’re driving and some other part of you will manage that unbelievably complex task quite well.