Archive for Northern MN / Northwest WI

Ways to keep praying

Ways to keep praying At Bemidji State you can pray for Adam Dandar, newly appointed staff. He is in the process of raising his financial support to work with InterVarsity. At the University of Minnesota Duluth you can pray for Rob and Kylie, two students who decided to follow Jesus at our recent summer conference. […]

Risk Taking is Scary: Plain & Simple.

But a risk like starting up spiritual conversations with our friends is something that we, the students in the Northern MN & Northwest WI InterVarsity chapters, are willing to take! In February, 41 of us traveled to Duluth, MN for a Winter Leadership Conference.  There, we were encouraged by InterVarsity/USA staff worker, Sandi Asker to […]

Urbana 12: from our perspective

After a crazy start to Urbana, we had a fantastic time!  We keep saying it was probably our favorite Urbana!  We felt affirmed that we are in the right place on campus and as a family with adopting from China. God was at work.  One of the ways He was at work was through my […]

“Police ready for student arrival”

As I opened up The Duluth News Tribune today, a headline read: “Duluth police are ready for students’ arrival.” Having driven past the signs for two years, I know the News Tribune picked one of the tamer signs for the paper.  Yikes. Seeing the article reminded me why we are committed to college students. Christian students […]

World Domination

I grew up playing games like Super Mario, Contra, Risk, Axis and Allies. I like baseball, football and the olympics. In high school, I programmed a game on my TI-85 that was passed around school until nearly everyone was playing my game. I love playing games so much that I host a once a month […]

Remembering 2011

I want to thank you for supporting the ministry of InterVarsity for another year. Here are some highlights from the year: * Sandi went back to campus work at the College of Saint Scholastica.  (She was doing administration and alumni ministry for 1.5 years.) * Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan merged with MN/ND/SD […]

Transformation stories from the campus