S. Douglas Birdsall
Executive Chair, Lausanne Committee for World EvangelismAUGUST 2, 2011
Dear Campus Crusade for Christ,
Just a word to tell you that I like your new name. It is shorthand that is widely used, with affection, by thousands and thousands of people who are so important to you – students. It is a name that people will be able to remember, and people will warm to it quickly. All the meaning, the vision, the passion, the history that has been associated with Campus Crusade for Christ will be part of the legacy and the value will be transferred and attached to “Cru.”
I admire the fact that you are continuing to lift Christ high while at the same time removing unnecessary barriers for people to come to know him and to love him. God bless you.
S. Douglas Birdsall, Executive Chair
Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization