The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

July 25, 2017

The Remedy for Sin

By: 
Jonathan Rice
sin, the Fall

The Bible speaks of sin as both our wicked acts of disobedience to God and our spiritually deadened state of being. These two aspects of sin separate us from God (Isaiah 59:2), estrange us from other people, and induce painful dissociation within ourselves.

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July 18, 2017

Selfless or Self-Centered? What Kind of Servant Are You?

By: 
Kale Uzzle
What kind of servant are you?

The Bible uses a number of rich words to describe our relationship to God—for example, disciple, follower, child, creature—but perhaps none is as pervasive throughout the entirety of the Old and New Testaments as the word servant. 

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July 10, 2017

7 Tips for Interviewing Well

By: 
Christopher K. Lee
interviewing

“How long have you been working here?” I tried to make small talk with the technician.

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June 30, 2017

Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Paradoxes of Our Faith

By: 
Andrew Fallows
Paradoxology, paradoxes, Christianity

“If we never experience conflict in our relationship with God, the chances are we have replaced the real God with a substitute god made in our image.”

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June 27, 2017

Racial Reconciliation Is Not a Cause

By: 
Paula Frances Price
Racial rec is not a cause

I had just walked into Chipotle when one of my Asian American colleagues pulled me aside. 

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June 20, 2017

Two Truths and a Lie About Your Body

By: 
Casey Beckley
Two Truths and a Lie About Your Body

We unintentionally believe a lot of lies about our bodies. The lies fall to both extremes: on the one hand, that the human body is an object of worship, and on the other, that it’s a pointless vessel. 

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June 14, 2017

Do These First: 3 Things Every Grad Should Prioritize After College

By: 
Erica Young Reitz
Tips for graduates

You have your diploma in hand. You’ve packed up your college apartment. You’ve said goodbye (for now) to some of your closest friends. Maybe you’ve even squeezed in a fun road trip or jaunt across Europe.

Now what?

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June 09, 2017

4 Questions to Help You Grow Spiritually This Summer

By: 
Andrew McCarty
A spiritual growth plan for summer

One of the exciting things about summer is that it always offers something of a spiritual growth blank canvas. 

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June 05, 2017

4 Truths About Interracial Dating

By: 
Kaylyn Brown
Interracial dating

Congratulations! You’ve found someone you want to date who wants to date you back! They’re cute, funny, and sincere with similar interests and values. They’re the whole package—and then, bonus points! They’re a different skin color from you!

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May 30, 2017

The Goodness of Work

By: 
Gabi Campanella
The goodness of work

I caught myself scrunching my nose. I was chatting on the phone with a friend when I told him I needed to get back to work, and he said, half jokingly, that work is a result of the Fall. 

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