Check out the video of our live, interactive, online faculty event using Zoom video conferencing on Thursday, November 1, 2018. This Lunch with a Purpose features Kathy Tuan-MacLean, PhD, National Director of Faculty Ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA.

What is the crucial contribution of Christian faculty to the university today? What essential gift does the university long for – even if only in an inchoate way? What unique offering can we make to the life of the academy?

Hope. Only Christians can offer hope.

Sometimes starting conversations about faith with academic colleagues can be challenging. Physics researcher Bob Kaita shares a story about how his academic knowledge and networks and a little creativity helped serve his community and open the door for thoughtful conversations about faith.

Access video and audio recordings of the 2017 Midwest InterVarsity Interactive Symposium hosted at OSU and shared by satellite sites across the country to learn more about how common, everyday practices pave the way for a successful Christian academic life.

I had grand expectations of my life as a faculty spouse. I imagined lunch with Erik on campus, hosting students in our home, and—as a family—all enjoying his summers off. I expected to be closely connected to the university; attending events on campus and enjoying all that the university had to offer. Little did I know what was ahead. Continue reading...

As we enter Advent on December 3rd, we would like to invite faculty and students to enjoy a free visual devotional experience as you spend time alone with God this Christmas season. This weekly devotional experience, created by lnterVarsity staff minister, Bette Lynn Dickinson, features a beautifully hand-painted original series, Scriptures, prayers and questions to guide you through the days that lead to our Savior's birth.

May God speak to us and fill us with the hope that was born that first Christmas. Learn more and download the complete Advent series.

If you are teaching at an educational institution, InterVarsity Press invites you to use IVP resources for both your personal and professional development and, when appropriate, for your primary and supplemental course texts. Explore an array of books (from dictionaries and commentaries to Bible studies and booklets), find the examination copy order form, or register for a professor account with 40% discount ordering privileges at any time, either by following the online instructions at www.ivpress.com/academic or by calling 1-800-843-9487.

After you register with InterVarsity Press for a professor account, any books you order are available at 40% off the retail price, and examination or desk copies of books you may use in a course are available free of charge (with some restrictions). InterVarsity Press provides resources to serve you well in every area of your life!

Welcome to The Lamp Post—a newsletter from InterVarsity’s Faculty Ministry. As the name implies, The Lamp Post is about bringing light, helping us to grow in our understanding of God in the face of Christ (II Cor. 4:5-9). May you find encouragement from these resources.

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