Ziel Machado knows what it means to persevere physically, spiritually, and vocationally. After a crisis of faith in his teenage years, he sensed God calling him to student ministry—and he’s been at it for over thirty years now.
Back when I was applying to college I was a naïve pastor’s kid who decided to forgo Christian colleges for a place where it would be something of a “challenge” to be a Christian. Instead, I’d head to the secularized and faithless University of Illinois.
There are only a few of us and if you're one of us you know who you are: 2nd generation InterVarsity staff. (And we prefer "legacy" to "nepotism," thanks.) As a designer with InterVarsity’s media team, twentyonehundred productions...
A couple years ago, David Hui and Matt Kirk, two of our videographers in 2100 Productions, completed a side project on fatherhood. Through it, David explores his relationship with his absent father, his role as a dad to two kids, and his knowledge of who God is. The result is a lovely reflection on what it means to call God "Father."
As my high school senior son works on his college applications, we’re discovering that preparing for college takes about as much studying as a college class. And carefully evaluating the options is becoming even more important because the value of the educational product is under new scrutiny.