Articles on Themes:purpose

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.

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

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

QUIZ: What Kind of Ministry is Right for You?

Do you want to serve God and others but don’t know how? Take this quiz to discover what kind of ministry might fit you well.

Redeeming Ambition, Part 2: When Ambition Goes Awry

How can we tell when ambition is good or when it’s dangerous?

How To Play Like No One’s Watching

A group of NFL players are making Christ famous through their footwear.

Redeeming Ambition, Part 1: Is It Wrong to Want to Be Great?

What is true and false about our concept of ambition?

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.

We Are Ambassadors

Here are four qualities of ambassadorship to consider as we explore how God is calling us to represent Him in our everyday lives.

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.

5 Guidelines to Point You Toward God's Will

When faced with tough decisions, thinking through these principles can make it easier.

Finding Peace

Founder of C28 stores, Aurelio Barreto, explains life in Christ.

Ben Carter

Varsity soccer player at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich.

My Story: Santei Di Leonardo

Santei Di Leonardo's life was filled with empty relationships and felt purposeless. Since he began his new life in Christ this summer, everything has changed for the better.

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