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?
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 part of a series on Sending Click to read the Intro and for a list of Cru’s Top Sending Campuses (with links to each post) For those of you who, like me, like to see data on how we (Cru) are doing at sending (and who's doing well that we could learn from)... Here's some recent stats from Cru's Headquarters (all of this is from Jim Rhodes - Cru's National … [Read more...] about Keeping Laborers on the Field – Stats on Cru’s Interns and STINTers
This is part of a series on Sending Click to read the Intro and for a list of Cru’s Top Sending Campuses (with links to each post) We have a strategic advantage in recruiting to work with us in full time ministry. We have what Millennials want - meaningful … [Read more...] about The Strategic Advantage We Have in Recruiting to Full Time Ministry – Meaningful Work