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Missions FAQs

Got questions? Below are answers to some questions commonly asked by those considering participating in one of Cru’s high school Global Missions…

Gathering Students

Have you ever been in a club that was trying to recruit new members? You may have had a party and invited other students to come check your club out, or you may have had a sign-up table at a student event…

How to Apply for Global Missions

Cru is a high school and middle school ministry (formerly known as Student Venture and Campus Crusade for Christ International). The application for a Global Mission uses an online system. Below are a few things you need to make sure to do…

Global Missions

Is God calling you to Go Global … to reach high school students? Have you considered where in the world you could be sent to share the message of Jesus with young people? Consider going on a global mission this summer with Cru!..

Taking the Initiative

Jesus was never satisfied with just news-weather-sports type relationships. His commitment to people was much deeper. He was always aware of needs – eternal needs…

Cru: Start Here!

Here’s a step-by-step guide to START a ministry at your local high school or middle school campus…

Mapping Your Campus

What is one thing that you will treasure when you leave high school? Here’s a hint: It will collect dust and make your own children laugh in years to come. It’s not your favorite outfit or a sports trophy, but – you guessed it: your school yearbook…

The 250 Evangelism Ideas for Your Campus

The 250 Evangelism Ideas For Your Campus is a tremendous resource, consisting of ideas that college students have used to reach out to their classmates. Many of the ideas can easily be adapted to use with high school students…

Spring Global Missions

Is God calling you to Go Global … to reach high school students? Invest your spring break for eternity! Join us on a Global Mission!…

Faith Track Bible Studies

Six ready-to-use Bible studies available in Acrobat PDF format. These Bible studies are designed for a target group follow-up after a team meeting. They can also be used for one-on-one appointments with students…

Planning and Conducting an Outreach

You and some friends of yours have this great idea. You think it would be cool if the whole school had the opportunity to receive Christ. Wow! As you start to work through your idea, you begin to wonder, “Is it really possible to reach all the students on the campus?…

How to Lead a Small Group

So you want to lead a small group Bible study? But you’re wondering, “What do I do? What will I teach? Will the group even listen to me? Can I really do this?” Sure you can! Here are some thoughts that will help begin your small group…

Sharing Your Personal Testimony

A personal testimony is a prepared version of your coming to faith in Christ. It is designed to communicate – in a specific period of time (usually about 3 minutes) – what attracted a person to Christ…

Choosing the Right People for Your Team

Expansion to a new school takes a team God never intended for anyone to function alone in ministry. He sent the disciples out two by two as a model for us. As a Local Leader, you need to put together a team of folks who can partner with you to take the gospel to as many students as possible in your area…

Testimony Worksheet

What are specific changes and illustrations about the changes Christ has made in my life, actions, and attitudes?…

Building a Spiritual Movement

Do you ever wonder why some sports teams almost always have a winning season? They never seem to lose! If you are part of a team like that, it’s a great feeling…

Working with Other Christians on Campus

The key to campus ministry is cooperation and networking with other Christians on campus and the community. Your ministry will never realize its full potential until you have successfully worked with other Christians and have pulled together in the effort of winning souls for Christ…

Adult Informational Meeting

Have this meeting in a place where people will feel comfortable. Once you start, welcome everyone and introduce yourself. Let them know briefly how you came to faith in Christ and why you want to reach out to students at your school…

Creative Evangelistic Events

Students run in packs like fish run in schools. Ethnic, interests, sports, classes, and friendships naturally group the student world together…

Involving Adults in Ministry

If you are a student, do yourself a favor and get an adult to take on this responsibility! In most cases, they will enjoy it and have more success…

Dare to Multiply

Let’s suppose that you and four other friends decided to spend the next 20 years of your lives reaching the world for Christ…