Caroline M.

Haverford College
1993

I found Jesus, or rather He found me, at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in 1990 in a suburb of Philadelphia when I was a sophomore in college. My staff worker gave a talk on Romans 5:8 and it changed my life! I joined a gospel-believing church and taught Sunday School.

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“I became a Christian in 1970 through InterVarsity at a college in central Pennsylvania.”
—Tim Keller

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