Committed to Campus Ministry

Gordon Govier
September 11, 2014

Looking back now, Liz and Jesse North see one glaring omission at the beginning of their marriage. “Our whole married lives have been about ministry with InterVarsity but there was nobody from InterVarsity at our wedding,” Liz said.

Married just four months before leaving Pennsylvania for Orientation of New Staff (ONS) in Wisconsin, Liz and Jesse hardly knew any InterVarsity students or staff. They had met at Shippensburg University, which does not have an InterVarsity chapter.

What Shippensburg University did have was an independent Christian fellowship that used InterVarsity chapter camp for leadership development. Liz attended chapter camp for three out of her four years at Shippensburg. “It was at camp where I really fell in love with Scripture for the first time,” she said.

September 10, 2014

Is This the Hardest Part of Being an Adult?

Adam Jeske
The hardest part of being an adult

You know what it means to become an adult, right?

September 08, 2014

The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride

Andrea Lama
7 deadly sins: pride

Suddenly, in my mind, I’m tearing my coworker apart limb from limb. 

September 04, 2014

The Secret to Connecting to People Different from Us

Andy Kim
Connecting to People Different from Us

Old friends. Mom’s home cooking. Your favorite pair of jeans. There’s something undeniably comforting about the familiar.


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Mimi Troutman

September 02, 2014

Why Every Job Is Ministry

Julia Powers
Why every job is ministry

Are you in ministry? Yes. You are. And I’m not just talking to the campus ministers among us.

September 01, 2014

The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

Amy Hauptman
The seven deadly sins: gluttony

You know that feeling people get when they’re about to get on a roller coaster ride or enter Disneyland? That’s how I’ve felt about eating for as long as I can remember.

August 28, 2014

How to Find a Mentor

Drew Larson
How to find a mentor

If you’re at all like me—and if you are, you don’t want to talk about how hard the table games at Cracker Barrel really are—you probably have some questions about finding a mentor.


Experiencing God Through Community

Amy Hauptman
August 25, 2014

“Often, following Jesus can be very discouraging, especially in an atmosphere such as college,” said Isaac Redinger. “During my freshman year, I often felt ostracized because I didn’t want to take part in the unhealthy lifestyles that were around me in the dorms.”

Before coming to college, Isaac had grown up in a Christian family, where his parents encouraged his spiritual growth. Isaac remembers beginning a personal relationship with Jesus when he was very young. He and his family attended church in Madison, Wisconsin, and his family took trips to Inter-Varsity Canada’s Ontario Pioneer Camp every summer.

August 25, 2014

The Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth

Steven Grahmann
The 7 deadly sins: sloth

When I was in college, I was addicted to the Nintendo 64 game GoldenEye 007.

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