The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

July 29, 2015

Why Being Overwhelmed Can Be Good for Your Soul

By: 
Adam Jeske
Overwhelmed

A couple months ago, I was living in South Africa. Our power went out regularly, our water was kind of chunky some days, and there was a fair amount of crime. 

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July 23, 2015

Don’t Waste Your Influence

By: 
Steve Tamayo
influence, leadership

I’ve recently come to the conclusion that I’m a “two-talent person.”

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July 16, 2015

Divine Providence

By: 
Jonathan Rice
Divine sovereignty

What is Christian doctrine? 

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July 08, 2015

Leadership That Pleases

By: 
Courtney Teaford
Leadership

Leadership. Even the word sounds complicated and nebulous. 

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July 03, 2015

The Freedom of Grace

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Confession, repentance, freedom, grace

I know—nobody enjoys confessing their sins. But I tend to think it’s even worse for perfectionists like me. 

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June 30, 2015

How to Dialogue Well with Those Different from You

By: 
Andrew McCarty
Asking good questions

I’ve noticed a sometimes frustrating theme in my life: most people are different than me and act differently than I do. 

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June 26, 2015

How to Decide What Friends to Keep

By: 
Adam Jeske
Friendship

Never before has it been possible to have so many relationships. Social media means you never have to say goodbye.

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June 22, 2015

The Goodness of Vulnerability

By: 
Lisa Liou
The goodness of vulnerability

As we sat side by side watching our kids’ practice, he showed concern about an issue with his son. I could relate. 

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June 17, 2015

What a Clean Car Costs: Learning to See White Privilege

By: 
John Egleston
Learning to see White privilege

A gas station near our house offers a carwash which I’d never used—until a sunny spring Saturday’s errand to gas up our van inspired me to rinse off its layers of Midwestern road crud. 

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June 12, 2015

An Anchor for Life in the In-Between

By: 
Julia Powers
Jesus, our hope and anchor

Summer is so often a season of in-betweens. You might be in between sophomore year and junior year, college and grad school, one job and another, even one part of the world and another.

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