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Author and President Emeritus, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
- Why am I still here?
- Where is God in all this?
- How should I live differently now?
In his new book, Living in Bonus Time (InterVarsity Press, 2020), two-time cancer survivor Alec Hill grapples with profound questions related to loss of control, disappointment, God’s presence on dark days, and the role (and burdens) of caregivers.
A man of faith and former president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, Alec does not dodge tough questions or the emotions brought on by battling through a bone marrow transplant. He knows what it is like to sit in the waiting room of a treatment center. He also knows that trauma can be transformative. “How we live in bonus time matters,” Alec writes. And with tender honesty, he gives vision for a life of faith, humility, and gratitude.
Whether you are a cancer survivor, caregiver, family member, organ donor, or physician—Alec speaks to our innate desire to live well, to leave a legacy, and to embrace unanticipated seasons of grace. As one reviewer stated, “Alec teaches us all how to live.”
Alec Hill is president emeritus of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. He served for fourteen years as InterVarsity’s president and previously was dean of the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University. He holds a law degree from the University of Washington and has written for the Huffington Post, Christianity Today, the Aspen Institute, and Patheos. He is the author of Just Business: Christian Ethics in the Marketplace (InterVarsity Press, 2018). He lives in the Seattle area with his wife, Mary.