For decades, Cru's mission has been "Turning lost students into Christ centered laborers." Our mantra has been "Win/Build/Send". The reason I have remained on campus for 20 years is because I want to send laborers to the harvest. But over the last few years I have been convicted that on our campus, our Cru movement could more accurately be described as … [Read more...] about The 1 Common Element of Radical, World-changing College Movements
As we as Christians think about where to invest our time and resources, I think these maps are really helpful: Faithland from VividMaps NYTimes's Ross Douthat's reaction (and Rod Dreher's response) to that map: As you might guess, I am with Douthat on this one. Granted, I haven't read Dreher's book. But it just doesn't seem like the early church waited around for the tides … [Read more...] about What Do These Maps Tell You?
“November is Summer Missions month” - Jim Sautner, Destino National Development Director Govember is a month-long focus on God's heart for the nations and our role in that (specifically focused on Summer Mission and STINT - one year international internship). We focus on Govember all across our movement: weekly meeting, community group, staff meeting, and discipleship … [Read more...] about Govember
Fresh off the virtual press, Shane Sebastian (Cru's Global Missions Executive Director) has released an article with a powerful vision and challenge: trusting God to send 10% of our involved students each year to bless the nations. 10% of our students each year would go to the world on vision trips, Summer Missions or STINT. If you have 100 students involved with you, 10 … [Read more...] about #MovementGoals – Send 10% to the World
This is the part 5 in a series of posts summarizing key findings from researching 17 of Cru’s Top Sending Campuses in the nation. See the Intro for a full list of all the campuses profiled (and links to each). It’s one thing to take all of this in. To hear what these Top Sending Schools are doing and think, “Well, that’s great. Good for them.” The next step is to consider: … [Read more...] about What We’re Implementing on Our Campus from the Top Sending Campuses