What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Do you need to devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Must you become a better person so that God will accept you? Learn how you can know God personally.
Learn the basics of what Christians believe.
Everyone has their own spiritual journey with the Lord. How can we help you move forward in yours today? Take the next step in your faith journey with devotionals and other resources for spiritual growth.
If you were created for community, why can relationships — family, dating, co-workers, neighbors — be so hard? Explore resources to help you live out your life and relationships in a way that honors God.
Find resources for personal or group Bible study.
Sharing your faith is one of our most important callings as followers of Christ. Learn to develop your skills, desire and ability to join others on their spiritual journeys and take them closer to Jesus.
Help others in their faith journey through discipleship and mentoring.
Helping students know Jesus, grow in their faith and go to the world to tell others.
Equipping families with practical approaches to parenting and marriage.
Advancing the Great Commission using digital tools.
Engaging around sports to help athletes think and live biblically.
How we seek to journey together with everyone towards a relationship with Jesus.
Answers to questions on donations, financial policies, Cru’s annual report and more.
What we believe about the gospel and our call to serve every nation.
When the global church comes together then powerful things can happen.
Leading from values so others will walk passionately with God to grow and bear fruit.
The road marked with suffering can be entered from many different points — loss of relationship, health, loved ones, job or safety. And while this journey is one many have been on, it can be very lonely and uncertain.
What are we to do with the wreckage that tragedy leaves in its wake?
There is hope to be found.
Whether you are the one experiencing loss or are close to someone who is, join us for this 10-day devotional. We will take a look at what Scripture has to say to us in places of pain as we wrestle with the honest reality of doubts, fears and questions.
About the Author
Julie Blom has been a Cru staff member since 1996. Currently, she serves with Lifelines, a Cru ministry that uses the outdoors to help people grow in relationship with God, in relationships with each other, in character and in leadership.
Julie lives in the remote village of Port Alsworth, Alaska, where she and her family built their home and conducted ministry. She enjoys driving a boat, baking her award-winning cinnamon rolls, hiking and creating community by gathering friends to play nerts — her favorite card game.
On December 7, 2016, a plane carrying her husband, Scott, and her two youngest children, Kaitlyn and Zach, went down in Lake Clark near their home. Julie has walked “the road marked with suffering” as she has processed this immense loss.
Though life for Julie now involves creating a “new normal” in every way imaginable, she is facing each day as it comes and learning how to trust the Lord and find hope in the midst of it all.
We have the opportunity to live unafraid because of a hope that isn’t based on wearing a mask or the development of a vaccine but that rests in a relationship with the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ.
Chronic mental health problems are on the rise, raising serious issues for those working with female students.
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