Fearing Feedback

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Last February, I called my friend Kelly to discuss an email that we had just received. We cohost a podcast called Soladarity—the Singleness Podcast, and at the time we were only about a month into this new passion project. One of our good friends had sent us an email giving us feedback, and I

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Sabbath Fits: Separating from Work

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Over this next year, InterVarsity staff are intentionally practicing Sabbath together in ways that fit our unique roles, passions, ages, and stages. We’ll offer testimonies from current and former staff that help us all reenvision how we can engage in this important practice with joy and

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Fixing Our Eyes on the Peace of Jesus

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Step with me into the Nativity scene for a moment. Most of us are Christmas veterans, so the image should come to our minds with ease: worshipful shepherds bunched by the manger, wise men huddled with their gifts (though, historically speaking, they came later), meandering animals (though maybe

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More Than a Controversy

Category: Young Adults and Singles
John Allen Chau. It seems like everyone has had an opinion. The opinions have been pretty strong. If you are unfamiliar with the story, on November 17, Mr. Chau was killed by North Sentinelese people as he attempted to make what is thought to be his third attempt to develop relationship with

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Grieving a Suicide

Category: Young Adults and Singles
By Albert Y. Hsu The holiday season can be especially difficult when you’re grieving any kind of loss, but grief from a suicide is particularly complicated. In 1998, Albert Hsu received a call that his father had committed suicide. Last year, InterVarsity Press published a revised and expanded

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How to Get the Most Out of Church

Category: Young Adults and Singles
It was September of 2006, and the five of us carpooling to church in my car formed over 80 percent of our InterVarsity chapter (we were killing it in case you were wondering). Not only did I barely know the four people with me; I had also never heard of this church that was taking […]

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What to Do When Life Gets Hard

Category: Young Adults and Singles
In college, I got a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation and leisure studies. I avoided anything and everything that was hard. I wanted a comfortable life and thought that Christians should be blessed with a good life. Life is good but it is different than I pictured it would be. My only

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What Good Is Humility?

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Humility isn’t a very popular topic these days, is it? We are encouraged to put ourselves first, share every accomplishment on social media, post daily selfies, and make a name for ourselves. As Christians, we know that not all of this is good. But it is very difficult to pick our way through

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How Do I Figure This Money Thing Out?

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Congrats, you made it. You got through four years of college working those underpaying odd jobs and now you are finally working full time. In my situation, it was really five years of college as I jumped right into a master’s in education program and continued working in a teaching residency

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How Can I Care About the Whole World?

Category: Young Adults and Singles
It’s just too much. You have probably said this to yourself at one point when you have read the news or heard of the suffering of a family member. As you continue to hear stories of police brutality toward unarmed Black men, children separated from families at the border, hate crimes toward our

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Sabbath Fits: Cooking and Connecting

Category: Young Adults and Singles
Over the next year, InterVarsity staff are intentionally practicing Sabbath together in ways that fit our unique roles, passions, ages, and stages. We’ll offer testimonies from current and former staff that help us all reenvision how we can engage in this important practice with joy and

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Convo With Your Creator: Episode 548

Category: Young Adults and Singles
August 2, 2018 54:01 –  Making prayer make sense in everyday life, plus how to tell if your date is really a Christian, and a listener is having zero luck with online dating. Music: Jeremy Rosado Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Don’t Overthink Prayer 23:59 –  Praying can be hard,

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What the (Bleep)?: Episode 547

Category: Young Adults and Singles
July 26, 2018 53:48 –  Cussing and Christianity, plus Lee Strobel on sharing Jesus in everyday life, and a listener asks when to tell a date about her chronic illness. Music: Daniel Bashta Download Episode Segments Roundtable Segment Is Cussing OK for Christians? 21:32 –  Some Christians fall

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Debt, Virgins and Tattoos: Episode 546

Category: Young Adults and Singles
July 19, 2018 54:43 –  What men really look for in a wife, plus your financial questions answered, and a listener’s boyfriend is causing her to question her ministry. Music: Kerrie Roberts Download Episode Segments Culture Segment Money and Singleness 21:15 –  We asked our Boundless

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