Brandon believes that even before he knew it, God was working in his life. Born to parents who immigrated to the U.S., Brandon and his family went through periods of financial instability. One night, when he was a baby, his parents searched New York City for a place to stay. 

“No one in their right mind would let three strangers crash at their place,” Brandon recalled. “But on that night, someone did.”

When he thinks about this moment now, Brandon sees God’s faithfulness and thinks the stranger who took in his family must have been listening to God. But nearly two decades passed before he considered learning about God for himself.  

Accomplishing a Lifelong Dream

Throughout his childhood, Brandon was determined to not only go to college but go to his dream school: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

By Drew Larson

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.

By Nathan Peterson

Zelma had some joyful and some traumatic childhood moments. She was baptized as a kid, but turned away from God as she grew up. When she attended College of the Muscogee Nation, she struggled with nightmares, sleeping, and drinking. But eventually, she accepted Jesus transferred schools, and stumbled upon the InterVarsity chapter, making friends, reading Scripture, praying, and having her many questions answered. By the next year, she was leading a Bible study.

By Steve Tamayo

Healthy accountability friendships give us space for self-discovery and for deep and genuine friendships. This leads to less anxiety, higher performance at work and school, and spiritual transformation.

By Hannah Keziah Agustin

Even on the other side of the world, I feel as though I’m brought back home by the different iterations of hospitality — from my family, my friends, and my Filipino heritage — and how all of them flow from the hospitable God who has welcomed us all to partake in his kingdom.

By Eva Liu Glick

When we build cross-cultural relationships and live life with a diversity of people, we see other angles and pieces of the puzzle; we experience the fullness of life as God intended.   

By Steve Tamayo

My first encounter with racial reconciliation occurred at Duke University. Black students coordinated a sit-in at the administrative building to encourage dialogue around racial issues on campus.

By Christopher K. Lee

But having had several great mentors and having mentored many students myself, I find that there’s something even more fundamental: A mentor is someone who helps you see more clearly — and in doing so helps you become wise.

By Ashlye Vanderworp and Emily Baez

We had the opportunity to sit down with the Director of InterVarsity’s LaFe, Orlando Crespo. He shared about how God is using LaFe in this generation of students on campus and what he’s most excited about.

By Steve Tamayo

I’ve pulled together five small steps you can take today to help open doors of friendship on campus — lessons drawn from my decades of awkwardness and awesomeness.

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