The Blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

May 20, 2015

How to Handle Transitions Well

By: 
Lisa Liou
How to handle transitions well

While I was away at college, my parents considered buying a new house. I sobbed when I found out.

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May 12, 2015

Spiritual Practices That Teach Us to Wait

By: 
Jen Herrmann
Disciplines that help us wait

I used to do some freelance writing for eHow.com. With one tab open to Google, I wrote article after article of instructions on painting bookshelves and booking hotels in rural Alabama. 

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May 07, 2015

Praying Audacious Prayers

By: 
Lisa Rieck
Prayer

I’m trying to pray audacious prayers.

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May 05, 2015

Dear Church: Words from a Single Friend

By: 
Bethany Horvath
Singleness and the church

I love how The Message translation of the Bible puts Paul’s 1 Corinthians 7 message about relationships, and particularly what it says about singleness.

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April 29, 2015

Who Else You Need in Your Dating Relationship

By: 
J. R. Dudley
dating

It’s very tempting when you meet your “special someone” to spend all of your free moments with them to the exclusion of everyone else. 

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April 24, 2015

What My Chronic Illness Has Taught Me

By: 
Joel McReynolds
chronic illness

For several years I’ve been sick with what is best described as a chronic illness. I don’t need to go into the details; suffice it to say that it can be debilitating at times. 

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April 21, 2015

Learning to Face Rejection

By: 
Katie Ziegler
Learning to face rejection

My longest adult relationship before marriage lasted about a year. But it limped along for six months too long.

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April 17, 2015

The Sovereignty of God

By: 
Jonathan Rice
The sovereignty of God

What is Christian doctrine? 

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April 14, 2015

11 Basic Cross-Cultural Skills You Need

By: 
Adam Jeske
cross-cultural skills

So you’re heading off to Romania/Burundi/Ecuador for a mission trip/study abroad/backpacking adventure. 

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April 08, 2015

The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

By: 
Willie Krischke
The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

What is peace? We often define it in terms of what it isn’t—as in, it’s the absence of conflict or distraction or anything that makes us feel uncomfortable or disturbed. 

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