Students and young adults today are spiritually hungry. They've been disappointed by existing social structures. They've been disillusioned by cultural images of success. They've been disoriented by the moral confusion of this age. Across the nation, they yearn for connection, for purpose, for truth.

I recently had dinner with Jeff Severn and Colby Putnam from InterVarsity’s philanthropy team. I asked them: “What draws young adults to Christianity today?” Colby shared two criteria from his experience: Is it beautiful? And does it work? Indeed, our gospel is both beautiful and true.

Unfortunately, there are times we may present an incomplete gospel. As mature Christians, we won't add to Scripture. But we are prone to leave out integral parts of God's design. We may isolate practical applications from spiritual truths - failing to connect salvation to sanctification and service. 

By Stephan Teng

Saying goodbye to leaders can be hard. Some of us will feel confused about what happens next while others may feel fearful of the shoes we’re stepping into. Thankfully, we aren’t the first to experience such transitions. 



By Emily Baez

Alexa McClean and Calvin Chan, Associate Directors for National Arts Ministry, speak about the significance of Arts Ministry on college campuses.

By Ashlye Elizondo Vanderworp

Last summer, I planned an overnight silent retreat. I didn’t talk to a soul for nearly 24 hours. Here’s what I learned and what I want to share with you.

By Taylor Straatmann
I often don’t feel the way I think I should. This Easter, we're reminded that even when we don't feel hopeful, the good news of Jesus is our hope.
By Emily Baez

New age practices promise to deliver on some deep human desires we’ve always had and always will have. When we investigate these desires, we’ll not only find that they’re natural and normal, but they’re also best satisfied in deep relationship with Jesus.  

By Nathan Peterson

God made us and made us for him. In ways we can’t fully understand, we crave him. But we do everything we can to satisfy that craving with earthly things. This is why we’re tired. This is why we need true rest.

By Schuyler Kitchin

God’s people can meet God in the temple and in the wilderness, in spring and in winter. 

By Hannah Keziah Agustin

Going to church on Sundays was no longer enough for Cade. He wanted to see the hope of Jesus proclaimed in the streets for all people to hear.

By Eva Liu Glick

I was operating unconsciously as if everybody shared my Christian knowledge and views. It was my wake-up call. I needed to invest in friendships with non-Christians again, and that would require intentional effort.


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