Black and white image of man walking alone

Zacchaeus’s story leaves a small footprint in Scripture. Jesus’ interactions with him aren’t nearly as intense as his showdown with the demon-possessed man in Luke 8:26–39. And Zacchaeus’s life doesn’t have the incredible story arc that Paul’s does, going from a staunch persecutor of the faith to becoming an apostle and author of a sizable portion of the New Testament. Honestly, apart from the Sunday school song about this “wee little man” (if you haven’t heard it, it’s time to jam out!), we seldom talk about Zacchaeus’s story.

By Ashlye Vanderworp

Have you ever thought about what the word “blessing” really means? It’s said all the time in Christian circles. And it kinda make sense. But at the same time, it feels like something’s missing . . .

By Nathan Peterson

Over 40,000 students on eight campuses with only one known campus ministry in the most post-Christian city in the US. That was the situation InterVarsity Associate Area Director Jessica Pafumi found herself in when she felt God calling her to plant campus ministries in her hometown of Springfield-Holyoke, Massachusetts, in 2019.

By Drew Larson

The Light of the world, Christmas lights tell us, is not flickering aimlessly in the night. He came from somewhere and now awaits us somewhere. There is light ahead of us and light behind us.

By Eva Liu Glick

Anxiety has plagued me ever since I immigrated to the US when I was nine. Like an imaginary friend accompanying me wherever I go, anxiety whispers questions of doubt and fear.

By Kelly Aalseth

I woke up the other day with two papers due, 10 text messages that deserved thorough and urgent responses, three meetings to plan, and an achy neck that desperately needed physical therapy. I knew what I had to do. I walked to the park, put on some worship music, opened my Bible, and prayed.

By Emily Baez

Similar to many other InterVarsity chapters this past year, InterVarsity at UW–Madison adapted to meet the most critical needs of today’s students—focusing on topics like self-care and mental health during a time that has left many students feeling isolated.

By Terry M. Wildman

I once had a picture in my mind of several pottery jars. Some had First Nations designs on them, some Celtic, some African, Asian, and many more. I saw a hand pouring water into each pottery jar. It was like Creator (God) was saying to me that he has poured some portions of his gifts of grace into each ethnic group.

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