Stories by Elliott Dodge

Elliott Dodge

a missionary journalist with Cru, grew up in South Carolina and graduated from the University of South Carolina (the real USC) with an English degree. He plans to visit every continent — he’s achieved 71 percent of that goal. Contact Elliott at

Why Are You Leaving Ministry to the Experts?

A couple learned how to trust God in uncharted territory by leading a Bible study for blind people.

Do You Feel Like You’ve Failed God?

Elliott juxtaposes the stories of Peter and Judas, as well as shares some of his personal story, to demonstrate the different ways we can respond to spiritual failure.

What’s in a Name: The Powerful Names of Jesus

Taking time to meditate on the many names of Jesus can enrich your worship.

How to Kick-Start a Stagnant Faith

How can you help a friend who has grown up a Christian, but isn’t experiencing a personal relationship with God?

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