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Day 18: The Privilege of Suffering

Each day of this devotional series, we will consider key moments in God’s glorious plan to redeem us. We will understand both the overarching story of God and the highlights of all He’s done for us in Christ.

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.

How to Find Hope in the Midst of Suffering

Learn how God relates to us when we suffer through the Bible story of Job. We've compiled list of articles on different life struggles such as addiction, depression, spritual dryness, marital strife and more. If you are suffering from something specific today, browse this list of resources that can help you in your journey.

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.

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