Campus Ministry

For Christian youth, the transition from high school to college can be difficult. According to a survey by The Barna Group, a Christian research firm, "sixty-one percent of today's young adults...churched at one point in their teen years...are now not actively attending church, reading the Bible, or praying."

Wes Barts graduated from Virginia Tech and has been a staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Virginia Tech for three years. He feels the shock of Monday's tragic shooting on campus as much as anyone. "Though it feels like a dark cloud is over the Blacksburg campus," he says, "God is present."

InterVarsity and the University of Wisconsin have reached an agreement that settles a lawsuit and fully restores recognition to InterVarsity's student chapter at the UW-Superior. The agreement also removes the threat of derecognition that has been facing InterVarsity chapters at other University of Wisconsin campuses.

Students at Lehigh University are responding to Jesus and discovering that it's worth the effort

InterVarsity staff workers knew what Catherine couldn't see at first: that when she walked into a room the atmosphere changed. She connected people; she brought people together and made them feel comfortable.

What do you get when you mix Jesus and politics? Usually a very messy situation, often better left untouched. What happens when a Christian fellowship brings up Jesus and politics? As we found at Grinnell College, students start talking.


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