THE HIGH SCHOOL MINISTRY OF CRU

Turning the Conversation to Christ

How often have you felt the prompting of the Holy Spirit to share the gospel with someone you know but you think, “I just don’t know how to bring it up.”

Getting to Know Your School

As you prepare to go hiking, whether in the Rocky Mountains or through an Amazon jungle, you must first know where you’re headed. Without a map and a compass, your trip is doomed to aimless wandering at best, and death at worst…

How To Prepare A Bible Study Lesson

You have a group of people who want to learn more about the Bible, and they want you to teach them? What an awesome responsibility! I’m sure you’ll be praying about it and asking God for help…

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…

Gap Year

Imagine taking a year after high school graduation to explore who God has created you to be, grow in your relationship with the Lord and reach out to high school students in other cultures. 

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…

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!..

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…

Cru: Start Here!

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

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…

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…