Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/tragedy

We Are the Persecuted Church

How to respond to another blow to the body of Christ.

How to Lead When Tragedy Strikes

What do you do when people are looking to you to respond to a tragedy? Here are 3 specific things the Cru ministry in Venezuela learned when they experienced loss.

What I Did After Surviving a Mass Shooting

Jim Tucker chooses forgiveness after being shot by the gunman that also injured congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Charleston: We Mourn With You

I don’t know how to respond as a white American Christian who is part of the majority culture. I can’t fully understand the pain or the depth of the wounds. But I’m still hurting.

When ISIS Gets Personal

Although this situation is darker, scarier, and bigger than we can wrap our minds or hearts around, we can make a difference.

Safe in the Middle East

What the Boston Marathon bombing taught me about God.

Remembering Ferguson: My Response as A Christian Black Man

An African American man explains how he experiences the death of Mike Brown and other black men, and what we can all to do move toward healing.

Posting After Paris? Social Media is a Risky Pulpit

How do you respond wisely to what others are saying in the digital town square, especially when it touches a nerve?

For Some, It’s Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Christmas doesn’t always feel merry and bright. Discover ways to care for those in pain and find comfort if you’re hurting.

How My Husband's Death Changed the Way I See Easter

A young woman’s perspective on resurrection changed after she suddenly became a widow.

Forgiving My Dad Set Us Both Free

I didn’t have as much time as I needed with my dad in my early years, but then one day God set things in motion, unexpectedly.

Demonstrating the Gospel

God passionately loves “the least of these” and calls us, as fully devoted followers of Christ, to do the same. There are over 2000 references in Scripture where God calls his people to divide their bread with the hungry, cover the naked, preach good news to the poor, help the helpless, be a father to the fatherless, bring relief to widows, bring justice to the oppressed – to be people who “act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.”

Staff Members Serve Tsunami Victims by Listening

After the tsunami in December 2004, Cru staff members and students join with others to aid those in despair.

American Combat Veterans Need You

One of the greatest challenges soldiers and their spouses are facing is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Learn how your church can care for military families in crisis.

Wounds of War

A decorated Army Ranger faces his toughest battle after serving his country.

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