Articles on Themes:faithfulness

Is your faith “crazy for God?”

Cru has opportunities for you, whatever the level of your faith. Here are some biblical examples of how people responded to God’s call. Consider what steps of faith God wants you to take next.

When God Seems Distant

How to pray when you’re struggling with whether God is trustworthy.

How My Grandparents Taught Me to Love by Faith

Who has inspired you to love by faith? How has it changed your life? I learned three key things from my grandparents who were able to love by faith wherever they lived.

How to Love by Faith as a Biracial Person

There is a large divide between what people from ethnic minority cultures in this country experience and what people from the majority culture experience. This divide also exists in the church.

Is Your Faith Stuck in the Past?

Living in the present with God.

A Gonzaga Coach’s Long Journey to the Final Four

The amazing true story of how Cru helped Gonzaga reach the National Championship game.

Loving the Least Lovable by Faith

Who do you find hard to love? Marie was surprised by her answer: taxi drivers. Living in South Africa, her prejudice seemed ordinary, but God transformed her heart and allowed her to love taxi drivers by faith. What could this look like in your life?

We Are Jars of Clay

This collection of spoken and written reflections on life, finding joy in suffering, and our conquering Savior, will inspire you to proclaim Jesus as Lord in any and every circumstance.

It's Your Breath

Last summer as a student at the University of Michigan, I had the opportunity to go on a 6-week summer mission trip to South Asia with Cru. It was a hard but amazing experience. It brought me to a place I didn't expect and didn't want to go: to the edge of death.

Honest Answers to Tough Questions About Prayer

Why should I pray? ... If God is all wise and all powerful, isn't prayer presumptuous? ... How can I pray in faith and at the same time leave a matter open to God's will? These questions were sent to Cru staff members almost 30 years ago, but they continue to be relevant today.

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